Source: TECHINASIA Despite escalating tensions between the US and China over trade and technology, Chinese companies accounted for nearly half of all fintech investments globally last year, according to a new report by the consulting firm Accenture. Global investment in financial technology companies more than doubled to US$55.3 billion in 2018, with China accounting for … Read more
Source: ECNS Robotic arms prepare dishes at a hot pot restaurant in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 5, 2018. (Xinhua/Chen Junqing) Beijing has launched a pilot zone to develop new-generation artificial intelligence (AI) technology, the municipal commission of science and technology announced on Wednesday. The zone will focus on exploring an innovative system to … Read more
As most foreigners in China know, the work permit scheme has been unified starting April 2017 into a single system instead of the old Work Permit and Foreign Expert Certificate. In addition, the holders of the new work permit will be classified into three categories: A, B and C so the persistent question I have … Read more
Well, it was about time. Six years after me applying for my Chinese driver license the first time, it was time to have it renewed. As this is was the first time for me to renew, I was not sure where to start, so I asked one of my Chinese colleagues for help. He pointed … Read more
Back in the days when Shanghai World Trade Centre was still being built. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4qRd9Hsmz0]
A change to China’s visa laws due to come into force this (northern) summer could make the People’s Republic a more attractive destination for ex-pat IT professionals up for the challenge, but the vital details on exactly which skills are needed are still being worked out. More on this article here.
Yep, I have decided some time ago to tie the knot and getting married with my Chinese babe. Although marriage in China is an easy process, however getting all the necessary paperwork can be very time consuming and most of the information I found online at that time were either outdated or simply … wrong. … Read more