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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
Quick facts about Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS)

Quick facts about Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS)

Travel
What is Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) It is a mandatory for Chinese citizens holding a 10-year B1/B2, B1 or B2 (visitor) visa to update their basic biographic information periodically to keep themselves at ease while traveling to the United States. The process is in addition to having a valid visa and so the EVUS enrollment needs to be completed. This online system is called EVUS. What are the questions required to be filled on the EVUS form Usually one needs to provide his or her name, passport information, employment information, biographical information, date of birth and emergency contact number. Some other questions related to travel eligibility. Can friend or family submit EVUS enrollment Yes, friend, family member, relative or travel industry professional c...
Know How Beijing Offers More Than Hong Kong

Know How Beijing Offers More Than Hong Kong

Travel
First on the cultural tour of China is The Tang Dynasty Show. An interesting if not confusing combination of beautiful and graceful Chinese dancers with long flowing sleeves. They are accompanied by an orchestra with unique clangy and twangy Chinese instruments. Following that is a bemusing performance entitled 'Ducks Argument' where a soloist performs on three different trumpet type instruments one of which is completely invisible inside his mouth. The musician interchanges his instruments making what sounds like angry duck noises but it is doubtful as to whether the audience understands Duckese. Next on the tour is the Beijing opera. A screechy rendition of the story of Emperor Qin losing a battle and his wife committing suicide ensues. Emperor Qin does a lot of shaking. His hand ...
How to Create Unique Chinese Character Tattoo Designs

How to Create Unique Chinese Character Tattoo Designs

Lifestyle
Tattoos of Chinese characters are being inked onto more and more people's skin everyday. Unfortunately, many of these tattoos are far from unique. There seems to be a real shortage of creativity when designing or deciding on tattoos, and people are often content to settle for run-of-the-mill, pre-designed tattoos. Rather than settling for mediocre Chinese symbol tattoos, there are many methods for creating unique and personally meaningful tattoos. Below are some suggestions for creating Chinese symbol tattoos with unique designs and significant meanings. Choose Meaningful Chinese Characters for Tattoos Many tattoos of Chinese characters use the same standard words and characters. "Love", "peace", "beauty", "freedom", and other such powerful words are so popular that tattoo par...
Why China is So Good at Table Tennis

Why China is So Good at Table Tennis

Sports
When it comes to table tennis, there is no doubt about the fact that China is one of the countries that excel the most. China is so good at this indoor game that it constantly appears on the list of top 10 table tennis countries. The Chinese have continuously displayed prowess and dominance in the sport with countless victories. For example, in the last Olympics, which took place in Rio, China ranked 1st with a total of 6 medals followed by Japan which only had 3 medals. To be precise, the Olympics table tennis champions bagged 4 gold medals and 2 silver medals. Nevertheless, in the previous Olympic games that happened in London, again China won 6 medals i.e 4 medals followed by Japan which only managed to secure 1 medal. China has continued to demonstrate dominance in the game of tabl...
Who Loses, Who Wins After China’s Crackdown On Cryptocurrencies

Who Loses, Who Wins After China’s Crackdown On Cryptocurrencies

Business
When cryptocurrencies were launched in late 1990s it might have been just something more than a hobby for many or us, but its immense potentiality has lately started to catch eyes of mainstream financial institutions as well as professionals, and as an aftermath the world's first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) is learned to be getting started later this year. The vision behind ETF is of the Winklevoss twins. They are more known for involvement in Facebook Inc. Undoubtedly the popularity of Bitcoin has grown several folds over a decade. Prospects and clients have been showering tons and tons of questions. Financial advisors are facing tough situations answering those and taking decisions. The most common questions are whether there exists any tax or legal issues in one's juris...