Questions tagged [china]

Living in China as an expatriate

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What happens when Chinese acquire foreign citizenship?

China doesn't recognize dual citizenship. What are the practical consequences today if a Chinese citizen also acquires the citizenship of another country, but does not formally renounce their Chinese ...
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Renewal of chinese student visa

I didn't want to stay for a whole year in China and, for examinations, instead planned to revisit. Now my earlier visa has expired and I have to go back for exams for at most couple of week. Which ...
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Is it possible to get a Chinese driver's license, when on a Chinese Q2 visa?

I have a Q2 Chinese multi entry visa, is it possible to get a driver's license with this kind of visa? I don't have and I will not ask a residence permit, but the visa validity is 1 year so I will ...
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Can I apply for a Z-Type “Work” Chinese Visa while already living abroad?

I'm a citizen of the United States but I'm currently living in Moscow and legally working as an English teacher. I recently received an offer to work in China when my contract in Russia ends. They've ...
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Can I travel using one-way ticket when going to China on a Z-visa?

I have got Chinese Z-Visa. Is it essential for me to buy a round trip ticket or is a one-way ticket OK? I am planning to travel using Thai Airways and I will fly from Lahore, Pakistan holding a ...
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How to know what you can openly discuss in China?

There are some countries, like China, which do not take kindly to foreigners who disrespect the government. In some cases the country's hostility can become dangerous for the expat. However, some ...
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Does mainland China require businesses to provide maternity leave?

I have frequently considered taking a job in China that would last several years. If we had a child during our time there, would my wife automatically receive maternity leave, or does the government ...

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