China: The Olympics and Tiannamen Square

Unlike CNN these years, in their grand patriotic American antiques way, the BBC seems to have a way to get their camera up the backside of totalitarian regimes here there and everywhere. But not if you have just arrived in Beijing, we learn, and want to reference any story you are working on. We hear the word arrested. You put …

Working (Z) Visa In China: What You Need To Know

To work legally in China, you need the following: *Z-visa (aka working visa) *Foreign Expert/Work Certificate *Residence permit BEFORE LEAVING YOUR COUNTRY Before leaving your country, you need to obtain a Z-visa. The other two certificates are obtained in China. In order to enter China, you can apply for one of four different types of visas. 1. Working (Z) visa …

China and the 2008 Olympic Games

My book, RETURN TO THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: One Family, Three Revolutionaries, and the Birth of Modern China, begins in the middle of the 19th century when China was nicknamed, by the Western Powers, as the "Sick Man of East." When Eugene Chen (my late father-in-law), fought to get rid of this label, there were other characters in my book who …

China – The Economic Miracle

Since its accession to the WTO, its winning the Olympic bids for 2008 and World Expo 2010, more and more companies, both local and foreign are itching their way into Chinese markets, either looking for business opportunities or to expand their business operation in China. China has been the fastest-growing major nation for the past quarter of a century with …

Memorial Day Weekend At Qingdao, China

Qingdao is famous for its unique natural beauty, cultural significance, multi-national architectures, festivals that are colorful, celebrations and religious culture. The tourism sector was able to be converted into a service system where all the major six elements of that of accommodation, transport, shopping, dining, entertainment and sight seeing are covered. Here there are 136 travel agencies in which 12 …

What Makes China An Ideal Holiday Destination

In recent years China has developed into a very popular tourist destination. It is now possible to rent holiday home accommodation in China and experience the true culture of this unique country. China is one of the world’s oldest continuous civilizations. This country has the highest population in the whole world and some amazing sights for tourists to see. It …

Vacation In China: Plan Your Holidays

China has become one of the most dreamed destinations for large number of people all around the globe. The reason being is its rich culture, history and various tourist attractions. If you are thinking about visiting China it would feasible to solicit the services any tour operator, which could assist you in making your travel, plans. China is a huge …

Commercial Property & Real Estate Investment in China

China is an incredible country with a number of attractions to boast of. This favorite destination offers investors, tourists, and prospective residents a wealth of opportunities. Before 1990s, there were only few office buildings, commercial properties and housing units in the country. But the country has now undergone tremendous changes and you can see high-rise condominiums, luxury apartments, and commercial …

China Is Rising – Outlook On Chinese Economy

It’s been happening rapidly and it’s been happening (with the odd hiccup) consistently. For 10 years the PRC has been growing at a break neck pace at something like 10 per cent per annum. Fishing villages like Shenzhen (the closest city in the PRC bordering Hong Kong) have become cities and cities like Shanghai have become mega cities with the …

China Allows Google Android Software on 3G Cell Phones and Smartphones

China is a country where the internet is still censored a lot. Only few people in there are able to enjoy what many of us in the Western world now consider basic internet amenities such as YouTube, Facebook, Lala, Myspace and Twitter, to name a few. Therefore it comes as a bit of surprise to see that the government of …