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League of Legends Retired Professional Player Leaked Why Bo really Match-Fixed

Harry · April 28, 2021
Retired professional LPL player, Liu Mou (PDD) leaked bombshell news about why exactly was Bo “coerced” into match-fixin...
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League of Legends Pro League’s New Star Jungler Bo suspended for match fixing

Harry · March 17, 2021
League of Legends Pro League had suspended a jungle player after suspected match-fixing when he was playing in LDL (the...
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How to Exchange USD and CNY on Swapsy - A Walkthrough

S. Alexander · December 31, 2019
The complete guide to Swapsy, the revolutionary peer-to-peer currency exchange platform with thousands of registered use...
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Breaking Down the Real Cost of Study Abroad in the US

Ting · September 11, 2019
According to the US Department of Education, the average cost of attending university is $16,757 for public institution...

7 Easy Money-saving Tips for International Students

Ting · September 9, 2019
Even though they tend to get charged a lot just to attend school in the United States, international students contribute...

Baopals, the Smart Way to Shop in China

Baopals · December 12, 2018
Taobao and Tmall in English, and better.

3 Awesome Places to Visit in China that Aren't Shanghai or Beijing

Quincy Smith · November 9, 2018
With a land area of more than 3.7 million square miles, there's plenty of China to explore, and here are three places in...

5 Apps You Need to Download Before Visiting China

Quincy Smith · October 10, 2018
The ultimate guide to live like a local in china, from an expat who currently calls Shanghai home.

Do you need WeChat Pay?

D. Jack · September 2, 2018
This is an article from one of the pioneer users of Swapsy, who is now studying in China. We are honored to share his ex...

The Expat Remittance Experience

S. Alexander · July 31, 2018
Living abroad as an expat is a multifaceted experience wrapped up in fun yet complicated challenges.

Why You Should Go to China

Sandi Yu · July 10, 2018
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese study and work in western countries now, but in the next decades, it may just be the ot...

Daigou, “Grassroots” Solution to Fighting Tariffs

Sandi Yu & S... · July 9, 2018
According to Wikipedia, Daigou or “overseas personal shopper” is a channel of commerce in which a person outside of Chin...

The Most Foreign Friendly Banks in China

S. Alexander · July 9, 2018
How to choose a foreign friendly bank in China? Here are the tips for you from our Ms Expat.
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