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Visa-free visitors to get sticker in passport

INSTEAD of a stamp, foreigners who enter Shanghai under its 24-hour visa-free transit policy will now get a sticker in their passport. Shanghai General Station of Immigration Inspection said yesterday ...

August 3, 2018, Friday

Expats apply for ID cards

ABOUT 10 expatriates living in Pudong who hold Chinese green cards for permanent foreign residents have applied for the new upgraded versions of the identity cards since June 1. There are more than 800 ...

June 7, 2017, Wednesday

Inspired by China, ambitious for Togo

EDITOR’S note: Every five years, Shanghai stops to take stock of what it has accomplished and what more needs to be done. Starting last Monday, the 11th Congress of the CPC Shang­hai Committee convened ...

May 10, 2017, Wednesday

Foreigners’ bravery rewarded

THREE foreigners — two Russian students and a French teacher — were awarded a total of 10,000 yuan (US$1,450) yesterday by the government for rescuing a drowning girl last year. Together with nine others, ...

April 19, 2017, Wednesday

Nobel Prize winners could gain residency

OVERSEAS professionals who launch businesses in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone could be put on a fast track to becoming permanent city residents, it was announced yesterday. Their spouses and children ...

April 14, 2017, Friday

Expat honored

US expat Daniel Howard, who teaches at Shanghai Community International School and who is a traffic volunteer, helping keep road orders, was awarded “Top 10 Exemplary Resident in Promoting Traffic Rules” ...

January 11, 2017, Wednesday

Green card rules help overseas students

A SLEW of new measures to further ease green card rules for foreign professionals in Shanghai was announced by city authorities yesterday. People working for companies and universities at Shanghai Zhangjiang ...

December 10, 2016, Saturday

What the city can do for its foreigners

HOW to make Shanghai more foreigner friendly? Well, there is no shortage of ideas. Suggestions put to the Shanghai Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference have come from foreign ...

November 30, 2016, Wednesday

More foreigners applying for ‘green cards’

MORE than 300 foreigners in Shanghai had applied for a Chinese “green card” by the end of last month and 184 had already been approved, authorities said yesterday. New rules introduced in July last year ...

October 15, 2016, Saturday

Shanghai starts work on new work permit criteria for foreigners

SHANGHAI authorities said yesterday that they had started implementing the country’s pilot program to unify work permits for foreigners. They are organizing trainings for local enterprises and helping ...

October 12, 2016, Wednesday


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