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Formalities streamlined for Chinese green card

2017-02-20

A plan for the reform of Chinese permanent resident permits was passed at a Chinese central government’s conference on Feb 6.

China mulls revision of maritime safety law

2017-02-15

China is considering revisions to the 1984 Maritime Traffic Safety Law to prioritize searches for survivors over searches for property.

China tightens regulations on online food-ordering industry

2017-02-15

Problems have arisen in the online food-ordering industry in China, including issues related to restaurants operating without licenses, false advertising, and problems with food safety.

Unlicensed copycat cultural relics violate law

2017-02-13

Thousands of forced terracotta warriors were on exhibition in Taihu county, East China's Anhui province, without the consent or authorization of officials overseeing the real ones.

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China's Charity Law to take effect

2016-08-31

The Charity Law, passed by national lawmakers in March this year, will take effect on Sept 1 in a move to ease restrictions on the fundraising and operational activities of charity groups.

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.

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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.