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  1. Spouse Visa For Chinese Wife

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, I am British and my wife is Chinese and we both live in Hong Kong. My wife is working here and in under contract for another year. I have been working in HK for one year, but am planning to return to the UK to study a master's degree. We have savings from our jobs of around £24,000...
  2. Anybody from China, how to handle Tax and Bank statement translation

    Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Seniors, Can anybody guide how to handle how to handle Tax and Bank statement translation from Chinese to English? Shall I get everything translated in the bank statement or only specific to incoming monthly salary, as the name of my company is in Chinese on the bank statement? Also, do I...
  3. Moving to Shenyang - Dec 2018

    Other Asia
    Hello there! :clap2: So I'll be moving to Shenyang in December for 2 years. I wanted to know about what I would need to bring. My husband's being transferred there and I'm super excited, but I only get to to come year-end as I am completing a diploma. Which brings me to employment opportunities...
  4. Big drop in students from India and China going to New Zealand, official data shows

    Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    The number of people moving to New Zealand eased slightly in the 12 months to January 2018 with students from India and China down significantly. Annual net migration had reached a record high of 72,400 in July last year, but that has now slowed to 70,100, according to the official data from...
  5. New long term visa for top talent launched in China

    Articles: Asia
    China is a growing destination for expats but it can be a challenging environment with red tape often an issue cited by those who have moved there to work. The Chinese Government has now confirmed that it will make is simpler to obtain a visa and also launched a new long term multi-entry visa...
  6. China and New Zealand sign a series of deals to bring them closer together

    Articles: Asia
    It is going to be much easier for Chinese people to visit and do business in New Zealand with a series of deals and initiatives announced by both countries. The multiple entry visa for Chinese visitors to New Zealand will be extended from three years to five years from 08 May and Chinese...
  7. Use of VPN to become illegal?

    Other Asia
    I just read a CNN report that in the future the use of a VPN without permission will be prohibited. Does anyone have any more news of this? China fortifies Great Firewall with crackdown on VPNs - Jan. 23, 2017
  8. Chinese cities are top for investment and work potential

    Articles: Asia
    Top cities attract global business and this creates work opportunities for those wishing to live abroad with new research suggesting it is China that is leading the way. The global city index from Schroders names Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Tinjin as the top four with the United States...
  9. Moving to UK With Chinese Wife from China

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hello First of all been reading the forums and lots of great information here so thanks for all the information. I am British, born in the UK and my fiancee is Chinese. I just wondering if anyone here has moved from China to the UK with a Chinese Wife. I have known my now fiancee for over 7...
  10. 22 and moving to Chengdu!

    Other Asia
    Hi, I'm 22, from London and moving to Chengdu early November this year. I will be teaching English at a school via TEFL and just had a few questions for anyone who's already out there. I will be looking for an apartment when i get there - any tips/advice how to go about it? Which areas are...
  11. New Zealand sees stronger number of visitors from China - could Brits be next?

    Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    For only the second time ever, more people from China have visited New Zealand than from Australia as the country becomes more and more popular with Asians. Now there are signs that the country could become even more popular with British people who want to emigrate as a result if the historic...
  12. New Zealand still proving popular with expats from India and China in particular

    Articles: Asia
    New Zealand is continuing to experience a boom in immigration but experts believe that the growth in numbers arriving from abroad is starting to slow. Official seasonally adjusted figures showed a net gain, that is more arrivals than departures, of 5,500 migrants in April 2016 with monthly...
  13. Daily direct flights to Hong Kong from New Zealand announced

    Articles: Asia
    More opportunities are opening up for travel between Hong Kong and New Zealand with a new daily flight programme announced for later this year. Hong Kong Airlines has confirmed that it intends to operate daily flights between Hong Kong and Auckland from November this year. “This announcement...
  14. New Zealand and Australia to make it easier for Chinese people to get visas

    Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    The government of New Zealand has announced a package of measures designed to make it easier for Chinese people to visit the country and Australia is also making visa changes for Chinese nationals. The package includes the introduction of eVisas for Chinese nationals applying online and a...
  15. Questions about Visa in China

    Other Asia
    Hi all, I have a question about the whole visa process. I signed a contract with a school in China and they tried to apply for a Z Visa using falsified qualifications, since I am only 22 the Bureau must have seen I was not old enough to have a qualification and 2 years XP. The Bureau denied my...
  16. Applying for UK fiancée visa from China

    Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, this is my first time posting on this site, and I'd like to just say how relieved and thankful I am to have found it, there is so much useful help and advice here. I have received lots of help from just reading over all of the posts on this site, but was unable to find any posts or comments...
  17. Expat mentoring in China

    Other Asia
    Hi friends, I'm doing a university project focus on expat mentoring. I'm wondering if you had any kind of mentorship when moving to China? If yes, how did you connect to your mentors? And how they make differences in your transition? I really appreciates your comments on this. :)
  18. More students opting to study in China despite post-graduation visa rules

    Articles: Asia
    More students are opting to study in China, but those who want to stay on after graduating can find it difficult if they want work because of visa difficulties. But it is hoped that restrictions and rules may change in the short term that can enable international graduates to benefit even...
  19. Tianjin vs Dongguan vs Dalian

    Other Asia
    Hey guys, Moving to China to live in one of these cities for a year. I've looked up as much information on them as I can. But there's only so much you can learn from wikipedia and random lonely planet/trip adviser posts, so I would like to hear anyone's experience/opinions to help me decide. I...
  20. Agent admits creating biggest ever immigration fraud in Canada

    Articles: Americas
    An agent who helped wealthy Chinese people get citizenship or permanent residency in Canada has been jailed for what is described as the biggest immigration fraud in Canadian history. Xun Wang created a sophisticated and complex scheme and took millions of dollars from Chinese nationals for...