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Disciplinary authority publishes corrupt official's repentance

2016-08-22

The top disciplinary watchdog of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has published a corrupt official's statement of repentance.

China strives for equal rights for disabled

2016-08-22

In addition to offering public services and products, the document contains more favorable policies that will help the disabled, especially those in rural areas.

Women getting leave time for their painful problem

2016-08-19

China’s Ningxia Hui autonomous region in the North recently announced a labor protection decision on a matter of common concern among female employees who may need more leave time because of it -- painful cramps during menstruation.

China to strengthen regulation on real estate agencies

2016-08-18

Chinese authorities have unveiled guidelines to improve regulations on real estate agencies, which have become a major source of customer complaints due to misleading information.

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LEGISTLATIVE UPDATES

New legislation outlaws domestic abuse

2016-03-01

The new law challenges traditional notions about family values as domestic violence has long been regarded as a private matter in China.

Improved child care leave for both parents introduced in Shanghai

2016-02-23

New fathers in Shanghai can enjoy 10 days' child care leave, an increase on the previous three days, and new mothers can have 128 days.

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Types of visa

Based on purposes for visa, Chinese visas include diplomatic visa, service visa, courtesy visa, and ordinary visa.

Diplomatic and service visas shall be issued to foreigners who enter China for diplomatic or service purposes; and courtesy visas shall be issued to foreigners who merit courteous treatment for their special identities.

Application for visa

The embassies and consulates of the People's Republic of China or other institutions stationed overseas as authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall be responsible for issuing entry visas to foreigners overseas.