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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.


Vice-premier makes speech in Seoul

Visiting Vice-Premier Wang Yang envisions a bright prospect for economic and trade cooperation between China and South Korea.

Policy briefing: Full transcript, Jan 23

Three senior officials took questions over China’s financial reform at the State Council weekly policy briefing.

Silk Road strategy draws interest

China’s initiative to build the Silk Road economic belt and the 21st century maritime Silk Road drew interest from over 50 countries.


Premier meets members of the Intl Business Council

Premier Li Keqiang answered a number of detailed questions concerning China’s reform and development issues during a dialogue with members of WEF’s International Business Council.


New medium-term finance plan

The plan, released by the State Council, will let the government further step up the reforms of fiscal and taxation system.

Govt issues food safety rules

Leaders at the provincial level are responsible for food security in their jurisdiction, the State Council said in a guideline.