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


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.


Beginning in Dec, teachers, soldiers and other specific groups will have the chance to visit the Palace Museum for free.


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


Public procurement accountability

The Regulations for the Implementation of the Government Procurement Law will take effect on March 1.

Policy briefing: Full transcript, Feb 27

The policy briefing focused on streamlining administration, and relations between the government and the market.

China to raise retail oil prices

China said on Feb 27 the retail price of gasoline will be raised by 390 yuan ($63.7) per ton and diesel by 375 yuan per ton.


Chinese students display artistic side

Thousands of students are taking part in about 200 performances at universities in the port city of Tianjin, as part of an event aimed at showcasing the artistic talents of China’s college students.


China to further ease monetary policy

The country is heading to a cycle of monetary easing, and there will be policy adjustments in the next few months.

Conferences to focus on pilot FTZs

China said it will establish a system of joint conferences to coordinate the development of pilot free trade zones.