Tax Announcement for ALL Foreigners!


In order to further reduce the burden on taxpayers, the relevant personal income tax preferential policies will continue to be implemented as follows:

The “Notice of the Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Taxation on the Connection of Preferential Policies after the Amendment of the Individual Income Tax Law” (Caishui [2018] No. 164) stipulates the preferential policies for subsidies and subsidies for foreign individuals, and the preferential policies for individual tax calculation of incentives for the heads of central enterprises during their tenure. The deadline was extended to December 31, 2023.


Disney’s Colourful & Magical Story of Encanto is Now Showing

Here’s a brilliant family movie to pick you up from those January blues, Encanto shows the beauty of diversity and Colombian culture in this colourful animation from Disney.



The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called the Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel. However, she soon may be the Madrigals last hope when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger.



Prepare to come out of the cinema humming the songs of this musical animation all the way home with the emotionally catchy songs. More importantly, in true Disney fashion, the characters are infectious and relatable while all telling a tale about familial reconciliation and seeing people for who they are and not what you wish them to be.



Encanto is a must see for all ages with good intentions and teaching valuable lessons to young and old. Catch the magic of Encanto on the big screen, book your tickets now through the Sherpa’s App.

《魔法满屋》适合各个年龄段观看,一起在大屏幕上捕捉 魔法的魅力,已可通过 Sherpa’s app订购电影票。


How can I book tickets?

We’re so glad you asked! It’s quick, easy, and in English.

All you need to do to get started is open the Sherpa’s app and look for the ‘Movie Tickets’ banner, select the movie you want to see, choose the cinema, select the seats and then pay!

After purchasing through the Sherpa’s App you’ll receive a booking number or QR Code, just find one of the self-service kiosks in the cinema and print your tickets!



A tribute to all frontline epidemic prevention personnel


Due to the spread of the epidemic worldwide, to prevent a wave of new imported cases, Pudong International Airport has become the frontier for epidemic prevention and control and has undertaken border inspection tasks for nearly one-third of the inbound and outbound passenger flow in China.

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As we get to celebrate the new year, enjoy our lives at ease, go to dinner and meet friends after work on Fridays. It is they who wear heavy protective clothing 24 hours a day, creating a sense of security for all of us. This article pays tribute to all front-line epidemic prevention personnel.

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*Pics via the internet

Food Flavours could Soon be Coming from Your Television

A Japanese professor is working on revolutionising the way we ‘watch’ TV with a multi-sensory viewing experience.



A demonstrator licks the screen of the prototype lickable TV that can imitate the flavours of various foods – via Sky News

The prototype has been dubbed Taste the TV (TTTV) and works by combining sprays from a carousel of ten canisters to imitate different food flavours, they spray or combination of sprays is then rolled out on a hygienic film across the flat screen TV for the viewer to taste.

该原型被称为”尝味TV” (TTTV),它可以通过组合十种喷雾来模仿不同的食物口味,然后喷在平板电视的卫生薄膜上,供观众去尝尝。


The TV uses 10 spray canisters to recreate the taste of specific foods – via Sky News

The professor, Homei Miyashita from Meiji University, imagines a future in which flavours can be downloaded and enjoyed in a similar way to music.

明治大学的Homei Miyashita教授设想了一个可以下载和感受口味的未来。

“The goal is to make it possible for people to have the experience of something like eating at a restaurant on the other side of the world, even while staying at home,” he said.


It is estimated that the final product will cost in the region of 100,000 yen (about £650) making it an accessible product for families across the world.



image via Sky News

Professor Miyashita suggested that the device could be used for distance learning for sommeliers and cooks or could be used by family and friends for tasting games and food quizzes in their own home.


Who knows, maybe one day Sherpa’s will be delivering your favourite restaurant (flavours) to your…phone?


Until then, we’re here delivering real food from your favourite restaurants to your door!