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How to Transfer Money Overseas from China

How to Transfer Money Overseas from China

When you tell someone you need to to transfer money overseas from China, you always get that same look of pity. They clearly know what lies ahead. Trying to send money to a foreign country from China is one of the most frustrating experiences you can have in life. This is why we (at Western Union) have come up with another method to transfer decent sums of cash overseas.   Photo: Wikimedia However, before we dive into our latest solution, let’s first look at the options we... Read More>>
China’s Latest Work Visa and Resident Permit Rules

China’s Latest Work Visa and Resident Permit Rules

If you want to legally work in China, you’ll need a

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visa and a residence permit. Up until recently, obtaining both of these was not too much of a hassle. However, in spring this year (2017), the systd was revised. Given the complex (read: Kafkaesque) structure of China’s new work visa systd, finding up-to-date and correct information can be a challenge. Here we break down the process for obtaining a work visa and residence permit in China in 2017.   The New Systd The new systd Read More>>
The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

The Reality of Raising Kids in China.

I always knew that parenthood would be a challenge, though I assumed that I’d be doing it in my home country instead of China. In many ways it's what I imagined parenting to be like but raising Chinese-Australians here does present some interesting challenges: Everyday Life The boys’ childhood has been anything but traditional by Chinese standards – actually it’s bordering on rebellious. The... Read More>>