Beijing launched an interim regulation on residence permits on earlier in August, which said the capital will introduce a new residence permit system for non-native residents on October 1. Image shows a sample Chinese resident permit. According to the new regulation, non-native residents who have lived in Beijing for more than six months and have … Continue reading Beijing to launch new resident permit for foreigners on October 1
Permanent residents' permits, or green cards, have been notoriously difficult to obtain in China, and many people believe they are of little use. They claim that apart from being long-term visas, green cards can hardly be used to open bank accounts or buy train tickets. But now the Chinese authorities are introducing new policies to … Continue reading Green Card Laws To Accommodate Foreigners In China.
About 93 people, including 50 foreigners, have been held under administrative detention for taking drugs at an overpass culvert in Shenzhen's Nanshan district. From the official Sina Weibo account of the Nanshan public security bureau, another two foreigners have been detained on criminal charges and suspicion of drug trafficking. The police received information early on … Continue reading Chinese police uncovers an illegal underground party site
Image: A foreign deliveryman hands over a parcel. While millions of Chinese are busy traveling back home for Lunar New Year's family reunion, e-commerce giant Suning hired expats to address courier shortage during the traditional holiday. For online shoppers in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Nanjing, it may come as a surprise to open the … Continue reading Foreigners working as couriers during Chinese New Year