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Online Health Declaration Portal

Online Health Declaration Portal (Apply before boarding for China-bound flights)How to Fill GUIDANCE – updated November 7 2020Key Points:Apply Health declaration from China embassy before flyingLanguage available – Chinese and EnglishDocuments needing to be uploaded: passport picture, residence permit or

All Flights In/Out of China

Last Updated: 6 November 2020On November 5, 2020, a notice on the temporary suspension of entry into China by non-Chinese nationals in the Philippines holding valid Chinese or residence permits was issued by the Embassy of The People’s Republic of

China Closing Borders to Foreigners Again

• Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, China is one again temporarily suspending the entry of several non-Chinese nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid into the country. • The latest list of countries where non-Chinese nationals are not allowed to

Quarantine in China: The Latest

  [Updated 26 October 2020]China updated COVID-19 prevention, control guidelines on September 15:“After taking a COVID-19 test at ports of entry, passengers entering the mainland should spend fourteen days in isolation centers for medical observation and take another test before completing

COVID-19: Boarding a Flight to China

More flight updates have been announced for planes arriving to and departing from China: 14 days prior to the flight     FOR CHINESE CITIZENS ONLYRequirements to Board A Flight to China Where to find it: Search in Wechat for the mini-app

Returning to Chengdu: What you Need to to Know

If you’re returning to China soon, or simply curious about the quarantine process  Léman International School recently shared an account from one of their teachers who returned from abroad to Chengdu at the end of September 2020.Mr. Alec Riley is currently with

More Foreigners Can Now Return to China [Updated 09/24]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Republic of China, and the National Immigration Administration of The People’s Republic of China have just announce breaking news: From 28 September 2020, foreign nationals holding valid Chinese residence permits for work, personal matters and family reunions will

List of Countries Possibly Able to Return to China

More and more countries are getting on the list of who possibly are able to return to China. Yes, only possibly. Restrictions, very few and expensive flights and a 14 days obligatory/ paid quarantine are a few of the many

Who Can & How to Come back to China [Update]

Good news, China are now reopening more China Visa Application Service Centres in even more countries.  Following the news that 36 EU countries were added to this list, even more, countries have been listed. However, this doesn’t mean that everyone from

China to Ban Single Use Plastic by the End of 2020

In January, China has announced a ban on non-degradable bags in major cities by the end of 2020 in an attempt to curve its plastic waste production.The ban will extend to all cities and towns by 2022 but all markets

Extra Part-time Work soon Legal in China

A draft published from the Ministry of Education on July 21st has outlined that foreign teachers employed in China will be able to legally seek part-time work opportunities so long as they make their current employer aware. The foreign teacher, employee

China Movie Theaters in Low Risk Areas Can Reopen on July 20

There’s some hopeful news for the film industry coming from China. As the number of new cases of the coronavirus declines in China, those theaters in low risk areas in China “can resume business in an orderly manner” as early

Take a Break, Study Chinese in Stunning Yangshuo

As most of us who endured the COVID-19 lockdown in China know, we can’t leave for the moment – or won’t be allowed back in. Some of us don’t mind waiting it out, until the rest of the world gets

China Classifies ALL Regions as Low-Risk Areas

After recording the first cases of COVID-19 earlier this year, China, is also the first to report that the risk of the outbreak is now “low”, in all areas of the country, after tight lockdowns were imposed all over the

COVID-19: Airlines Resuming International Flights

Airlines are announcing their latest schedule for international flights in May and June. Since March, due to the wide spread of COVID-19 pandemic, domestic airlines reduced their international routes to one per country, and one flight per week. Similar schedule

COVID-19: China Ramping up Quarantine for International Arrivals

Since middle of March, all international arrivals in major cities in China are now required a 14-day quarantine at a government-designated location at their own expense, even if they do not have coronavirus symptoms. The escalation in the policy comes

10 Things To Do During The Virus

10 Things To Do During The VirusIt is certainly a strange time to be in China…  The streets are deserted, stores are closed, returning to work has been postponed, and most people are staying inside to reduce the spread of the

Coronavirus: Airlines that Announced Travel Restrictions (Global)

[Updated March 10th, 2020] It may be stating the obvious, but global travel is in decline due to both falling demand and travel restrictions imposed by various countries. Additionally many foreign governments advising against non-essential travel to certain countries as

Putting the Coronavirus in Perspective

The new coronavirus originating in Wuhan has caused much concern throughout China and the rest of the world.The primary symptoms of the virus are a dry cough, fever and breathing problems. In severe cases, an infected individual can develop pneumonia

Coronavirus: Latest Updates – Fear for Global Pandemic

Data statistics, as of 2020/03/23, 01:10Since the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) first came to the attention of the WHO on December 31, 2019, and the news about this unknown strain found in Wuhan broke in early January, it had a major