Tag Archives: Payroll Administration

Overstaying your visa on the Chinese mainland

Don’t overstay your visa. This seems obvious, and yet we hear enough stories of people doing this that it bears repeating that this is not a good idea at all. Here’s why.  Although the punishments described below vary in severity, overstaying your visa at all may jeopardize any future visa applications. In most cases, you…
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How can I obtain a Chinese work visa without work experience?

How can I obtain a Chinese work visa without work experience? One of the main obstacles to being granted an employment visa in China is that two years of prior and relevant work experience is normally expected. However, there are still ways to get around this. A common question among hopeful job candidates is, “Can…
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Experts Analysis 2019 Shanghai Minimum Wage Standard

The Shanghai municipal party committee and government recently issued several opinions on comprehensively improving the vitality of the private economy and vigorously promoting the healthy development of the private economy, commonly known as “Article 27", which clearly "to reduce factor costs, steadily adjust the minimum wage standard, and further reduce the proportion of enterprise social…
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The first Chinese province to Unblock “Facebook, Twitter, …”

In 2018 the Chinese government have pressed ahead with an ambitious scheme to transform the province of Hainan (South Sea) Island into an internationally acclaimed tourist resort. The  latest step in this scheme has been an announcement that western-centric social media, including facebook, twitter and youtube, will be unblocked in the province. All once hidden…
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