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Long-term permit for Hongqiao zone expats

FOREIGN staff with expertise who work in the Hongqiao Business Zone can get city residence permits for at least three years under a new initiative. Among foreign professionals, general managers can apply ...

July 10, 2014, Thursday

Visa-free stay scheme for cruise passengers

CRUISE ship passengers docking in Shanghai could soon be allowed a 72-hour visa-free stay, the city’s tourism administration said yesterday.Tourism authorities hope a visa-free scheme will give a boost ...

January 15, 2014, Wednesday

15,000 visit city under visa-free scheme

More than 15,000 foreign visitors have taken advantage of a scheme launched last year offering 72-hour visa-free stays in the city for international transit passengers from 45 countries.The largest number ...

January 9, 2014, Thursday

Expats can use web for permit extensions

Expatriates can apply for resident permit extensions online as part of five new services, the Shanghai Exit-Entry Administration said.Starting on January 2, foreigners can submit an online application ...

December 30, 2013, Monday

How to apply for a foreigner employment permit

Requirements:1. Applicants should be in good health with no infectious diseases such as leprosy, AIDS, STDs or pulmonary tuberculosis. They should also have no other disease according to specific job ...

December 23, 2013, Monday

Job center focuses on helping expatriates

Moving your entire life to a foreign country can be hard. Finding housing, schools, medical care, not to mention a decent job, are just a few of the hurdles expatriates face.Now China hopes to entice ...

December 23, 2013, Monday

Hurling players on historic trip

The game of Hurling, Ireland’s national sport, was played for the first time in Shanghai yesterday. The Gaelic Athletic Association Hurling All-Stars Tours played exhibition matches at the Shanghai Rugby ...

December 1, 2013, Sunday

Applying for temporary residence from home

FOREIGN residents in a Jing’an District community can now apply for temporary residence certificates at the complex where they live.Usually, foreigners, plus residents of Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and ...

November 19, 2013, Tuesday

Expats urged to be alert as telecom scams rise

Following a series of telecom-related scams which have also targeted expatriates, overseas Chinese and gold-collar workers, police are advising people to be alert while also launching a campaign against ...

November 18, 2013, Monday

Expats lose 24m yuan to conmen

Two expats were swindled out of 24 million yuan (US$3.9m) in telecom scams in the Pudong New Area, police said yesterday. According to police, expats and Chinese returnees are among swindlers’ targets, ...

November 13, 2013, Wednesday


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