China steps up COVID-19 vaccination, considers differentiated visa policies

China has accelerated its vaccinations against COVID-19, administering 10 million doses in around a week, and is considering varied visa policies based on vaccination and virus conditions in different countries, officials said on Sunday. The country had administered 74.96 million vaccine doses as of Saturday, health commission spokesman Mi Feng told a news briefing. That … Read more

Shanghai speeding up vaccination program

Shanghai is to accelerate its COVID-19 vaccination program and the mass inoculation of senior residents and patients with underlying diseases will begin when clinical tests obtain enough safe and effective data, city health authorities announced on Tuesday. The vaccination process is rolling out in the city and groups at high risk due to their profession, … Read more

Guangzhou added to Shanghai Metro app’s network

Beginning today, people can use Shanghai Metro’s official app to take Metro trains in Guangzhou, according to Shanghai Metro officials. Also, users of Guangzhou Metro’s app can use it to take the Shanghai Metro. WeChat wallet and Alipay are currently the methods of payment. Users of Shanghai’s “Metro Daduhui” app can now take Metro trains … Read more

Shanghai to expand free COVID-19 vaccination for people aged 60 and above

Shanghai is expected to inoculate all people aged 60 and above with two doses of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of September for free. The measure aims to expand immunization of the population based on the national vaccination plan, the Global Times confirmed on Tuesday. Data from Shanghai household registration show that elderly population aged … Read more

China Issues First-Ever Inter-Province Residence Permit

Source: That’s Shanghai China’s first inter-province residence permit was issued to a Malaysian citizen on February 26. Weng Wenxing resides in Wujiang District, Suzhou, Jiangsu province, and works as the general manager at Walter Electronic, a Suzhou-based electronics manufacturing company. Mr. Weng received the new Shanghai Residence Permit for Overseas Talent, even though his work and place … Read more

Exit-entry services help for elderly people

Source: SHINE Senior residents in Shanghai, Chinese and foreigners alike, will enjoy more convenient exit-entry services in the future, Shanghai police said on Wednesday. Among other benefits, they will be served at special windows with staff standing by to help. They won’t have to make appointments online and can call 021-28951900 for consultation and reservation. … Read more