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Three Top Members of Standing Commitee to Lead Commission

Three Top Members of Standing Commitee to Lead Commission

The National Security Commission of the Communist Party will be led by three of the top members of the Political Bureau Standing Committee that is underscoring the authority of the new group that monitors foreign and domestic security issues. President Xi Jinping will be leading the commission along with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and the [...]

Jan 27 2014, 9:32 am | Posted in Consulates | Read More »

Local Expats Invited to Observe in Annual Session of City Legislature

Local Expats Invited to Observe in Annual Session of City Legislature

Several expats were invited to come and observe the opening of the annual session of the Shenzhen legislature that encourage city officials to further open up the city to foreign businesses. One unidentified American expat who works at a local office of a foreign company state that he felt honored that he was invited to [...]

Jan 24 2014, 11:33 am | Posted in Consulates | Read More »

Consul Hopes for Media Cooperation during his Visit to China Hi-Tech Fair

Consul Hopes for Media Cooperation during his Visit to China Hi-Tech Fair

Newly appointed Consul General for Pakistan Babar Amin made a recent trip to Guangzhou approached the Shenzhen Press Group as his country plans to seek media cooperation for his visit to the China Hi Tech Fair. Amin had a meeting with the president of the Shenzhen Press Group Chen Yin and his editor in chief [...]

Nov 18 2013, 8:30 am | Posted in Consulates | Read More »

Expat Community Welcomes Liaison Office in Donghai

Expat Community Welcomes Liaison Office in Donghai

Donghai community in Futian is home to more than a thousand expatriates from 30 different countries and region, which is why a liaison office for international residents was set up there. The office will assist expats in dealing with things such as residency, work permits, home leasing and other applications. According to the director of the [...]

Sep 19 2013, 10:37 am | Posted in Consulates | Read More »

Arctic Council Admits China as Observer

Arctic Council Admits China as Observer

The Arctic Council have admitted China and India to the Council as observers which reflects the growing global interest in the trade and energy potential of the northern part of the planet. The council coordinates Arctic policy and has gain clout as sea ice begins to thaw and opens up a new trade route and [...]

May 17 2013, 9:33 am | Posted in Consulates | Read More »

China’s New Foreign Minister Touring Southeast Asia

China’s New Foreign Minister Touring Southeast Asia

China’s new Foreign Minister Wang Yi has made Southeast Asia his first overseas destination since his appointment, a move signaling Beijing’s renewed desire for closer ties with its neighbors. For the first time in over 15 years, Asian destinations were given first priority by a newly-appointed foreign minister. Wang’s first overseas mission is now underway, [...]

May 3 2013, 10:35 am | Posted in Consulates,Featured | Read More »

Country’s Top Political Advisers Meet for its Annual Session

Country's Top Political Advisers Meet for its Annual Session

The country’s top political advisory body had its annual session in Beijing yesterday. Around 2,200 members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference were in attendance and will be discussing major issues that concern the development of the country. During the opening meeting at the Great Hall of the People, the [...]

Mar 4 2013, 9:32 am | Posted in Consulates | Read More »

Hua Chunying Named as New Spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry

Hua Chunying Named as New Spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry

Hua Chunying will be making her debut today as the new spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry while presiding over the ministry’s regular press conference. Chunying was appointed last Friday and became the fifth spokeswoman and 27th spokesperson since the ministry set up the spokesperson system in 1983 to inform the public with updates and events [...]

Nov 19 2012, 10:39 am | Posted in Consulates | Read More »

Canada to Start Receiving Applications for its Program by Next Year

Canada to Start Receiving Applications for its Program by Next Year

Canadian Consul in Guangzhou Weldon Epp said, that Canada is planning to start receiving new applications for its popular Federal Skilled Worker Program in March next year. Along with his announcement he said that they have still to decide whether to resume its Immigrant Investor Program. The Canadian Government suspended receiving new applications for its [...]

Aug 17 2012, 10:23 am | Posted in Consulates | Read More »

Danger of Hold-ups on British passports

UK Passport-China

Thousands may be left in limbo after rule changes on renewals mean applicants are waiting up to four weeks, prompting calls for ‘express service’ in HK   Keith Wallis Dec 04, 2011Thousands of British passport holders in Hong Kong and on the mainland face being marooned because of little-known changes in renewal procedures. Regulations introduced [...]

Dec 5 2011, 10:27 am | Posted in Consulates,Featured | Read More »

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