The number of wealthy people in China is growing rapidly; the country has over 2 million people with registered assets for over 1 million USD and over 200 000 people with wealth for over 20 million USD. But it’s not only Chinese natives who are getting in on the action. Tons of foreigners have also…

Shanghai has streamlined the procedures for foreigners working in the municipality to get their residence permits within three working days through an online application. High-level professionals identified by national or Shanghai authorities who manage human resources or foreign experts affairs will only need to go to www.crj.police.sh.cn and submit documents, according to the Exit-Entry Administration…

Automation, artificial intelligence( A.I.) and digital platforms are transforming the essence of employment as we know it. Understanding these trends can support policy makers, business leaders, and workers prepare for the future. The International Labour Organization (ILO), China’s Renmin University and Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) have begun exploring how China will be affected by…

The Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival, has more than 4,000 years of history and is the longest holiday of the year. In the 21st century, the national holiday begins on the first of the Lunar Calendar and lasts until the 15th of the first month. 2018 is the year of the Dog or…

It can be said that Chinese culture is based on Confucianism. This philosophy emphasises on good manners, politeness and respect. Respect to age, status and rank are very clear especially during the Chinese New Year. The act of greeting and blessing during the Chinese New Year is called 拜年 (bài nián), which literally means “to…

China is currently the world’s second biggest economy. With industry-leading companies in many fields doing business in China, work experience there will undoubtedly contribute with great value to your resume and provide you with knowledge of one of the world’s most important and high advanced superpowers. However, don’t forget, there are still areas in China…

These 12 Chinese cities have economies as big as whole countries. In part 1 we looked at Xi’an, Qingdao, Wuxi, Hangzhou, Nanjing and Wuhan. Let’s see which cities are in the top part of the ranking. No. 6. Hong Kong estimated GDP 400 Billion USD per year equal to Norway Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of…

These 12 Chinese cities have economies as big as whole countries. The scale of China is something that we all have heard of, but have not really understood before comparing it with something familiar. We all know, cities like Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong which are mega cities and economic powerhouses. However, China has a…

China has become one of the most popular study destinations for international students due to its rich history, incredible culture and future development. In 2016, over 440,000 foreign students came to China to study for either degree or language programs. Here are ten reasons to study in China: 1. Be part of China’s development China has…

High Speed Train HSR is the longest high-speed rail network in the world. HSR runs at speed ranging from 250 to 350 km/h, and offers low cost and quick transportation and no delays. The modern and sleek design of HSR offers comfort for its passengers. Some people even prefer taking the train rather than airplanes…

By developing infrastructure and networks like high-speed rail roads and university accommodations, China targets to stimulate the free trade and growth in the regions part of the “One Belt, One Road”. The newest train line connects Baoki with Lanzou in North West China. It also connects Xinjiang to the national high- speed rail network. This…