Category: Life & Updates

Irish Contacts & Community in China

Irish Citizens seeking emergency consular assistance should contact the main Embassy number, 01085316200, and leave a message with your name, contact number and details of the emergency on the Duty Officer voice mailbox. This mailbox will be monitored regularly. Irish Embassy Beijing 3 Ritan East RoadBeijing 100600China Tel.: +86 10 85316200 Irish Consulate Shanghai Suite 700A (West Tower)Shanghai Centre1376 Nanjing […]

Online residence registration

The law that mandates all foreigners to register their residence within 24hours of arrival in China at a police station.(If you stay in hotels, then you’re fine. The government requires hotels to register their foreign guests as part of the check-in process.) Shanghai launched a self-service resident registration system to help streamline this process. Now […]

China Public Calandar 2020

Chinese Public Holidays 2020 The General Office of the State Council has recently issued the Circular no. 16 (2019) about the arrangement of the Public Holidays in 2020 in the People’s Republic of China. There are seven legal public holidays, according to the schedule, which are: New Year, falling on January 1st, 2020; Spring Festival, […]

Vaccinations for China

For visitors and tourists, China does not require any particular vaccines unless you are arriving from a country that has a high risk of yellow fever. If you’re traveling through or are a citizen of one of these countries with yellow fever risk, which are all located in Africa, Central & South America, you’ll likely already […]

UnionPay ATMs in Ireland

Updated (‪09/06/2020‬) Union Pay ATM list for Ireland List of UnionPay ATMs in Ireland NOTE : Only certain cards work on ATM’s overseas. Mainly the ones with a chip and begin with 62 will only work! ALSO NOTE : EURONET ATM’s charge €3.95 + minimum of 10% commission DUBLIN :1 – Tourist office across from […]