Starting November 12, the United States and the People's Republic of China will reciprocally increase the validity of short-term business and tourist visas and student and exchange visas issued to each other's citizens. more »
APEC is upon us, and with it comes all the máfan you would expect. Here’s a quick translation from the latest updates, including traffic control, subway closures, banned Halloween train rides and restrictions on your general life. more »
Over the weekend, authorities working in Yunnan took dozens of people suspected of being involved in a large-scale child trafficking ring into custody. While conducting raids, police also rescued 11 youngsters presumed by officers to be on their way to China's east coast, where they would be sold to new families. more »
Announcing specific completion timetables for infrastructure endeavors is a dicey business in China. If a project suffers setbacks and deadlines pass without completion, officials can lose their jobs. This reality makes it maddeningly difficult to guess with any accuracy when work on a given venture might actually conclude. more »
Until its opening last Sunday, the exact opening date of the Chengdu Metro Line 2 east extension has been shrouded in mystery. As with the west extension of the same line, the additional six stations provide little to the average Chengdu resident's commuting experience, but for Longquan residents it's a... more »
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