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VISAS

Learn more about the different types of Chinese visa for foreign nationals, how to apply, and answers to frequently asked questions.

JOBS

Foreigners who accept a job in China should apply for a Foreign Employment Permit. Senior-level employees should also apply for a Foreign Expert Certificate.

TRAVEL IN CHINA

Built in 1561, China’s oldest library, Tianyige, is set to become a top scenic spot.Click here to read the story.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

This section features information which will help visitors plan their trip to China.

NEWS

Premier Li, Ban discuss Ebola

Premier Li spoke by phone with the UN Secretary-General about Ebola and called for global cooperation to fight the outbreak.

China’s GDP expands 7.3% in Q3

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed the GDP is within the reasonable range set by policymakers.

China resumes motorcycle escorts

Motorcycle escorts for visiting foreign leaders will return to their role in motorcades, after a decade-long absence.

VIDEOS

Old Summer Palace teams up with Chateau de Chambord

Representatives of China’s Old Summer Palace and France’s Chateau de Chambord signed a cultural exchange agreement.

POLICIES

Funds for non-profit performing arts

The Ministry of Culture said China will invest nearly 100 million yuan to develop non-profit performing art forms.

Banks to enhance card usage security

Chinese banks aim to move from cards with magnetic stripes to chip-based cards, which are considered more secure.

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