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Guide for Americans applying for Chinese business or work visa

Guide for Americans applying for Chinese business or work visa

Business, Travel
Business people heading to China have a few options for the type of visa needed. The F visa is designed for those doing business short-term in China, while the Z visa is for expatriate workers hired by a Chinese or international company to work and earn a salary while in the country. Both can be issued by the Chinese Embassy, a Chinese consulate office or from within China itself. The F Travel Visa – For People Doing Business in China The F visa is considered a short-term business visa and is designed for people who are doing business, internships, scientific or cultural exchanges or other activities that don't involve full time employment with a company located in China. The F visa is available for six months or one year. The six month visa can be renewed once in China. After
The Ethics Of Credit Score: Are We Creating A Dystopian Nightmare?

The Ethics Of Credit Score: Are We Creating A Dystopian Nightmare?

Business
Huge numbers of Americans are discovering that their credit score has been adjusted in their favor by as much as 30 points. New standards for the use of public records mean that tax liens are now excluded from credit reporting. This news will hearten those who were previously on the borderline to reaching “good” credit, but it does little for those who are trapped by poor ratings. Consumers are encouraged to know what their credit scores are, and to take steps to repair them, but why is it so important? Has the problem stopped being the spending habits of a few irresponsible individuals? Is it now the system itself? Creating A Vicious Cycle In A Few Easy Steps Credit ratings replaced a bank manager getting to know his customers, when this became infeasible in our exponentially growin