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China Work Permits: Are You an A, B, or C Tier Talent?

China’s new work permit system for foreigners was rolled out nationwide on April ...

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Understanding Legal Proceedings in China

For foreign investors running businesses in China, it is very likely that they would ...

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Catching up with Western China: New Zealand's newest diplomatic...

On 15 June, the Wellington Branch of NZCFS and the New Zealand China Trade Association ...

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First shipments of chilled meat to China underway

The first export consignments of chilled meat have left New Zealand shores bound for ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed to New Zealand ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed to New Zealand during a visit to Parliament. The graduates, from 16 Chinese universities, will spend the year assisting teachers of Mandarin in 112 schools. They are in Wellington for an orientation week run by Victoria University’s Confucius...

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The Establishment of a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between New Zealand and China

The Establishment of a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership ...

Joint Statement between New Zealand and the People’s Republic of China on the Establishment of a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. At the invitation of Governor-General Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Prime Minister The Rt Hon John Key of New Zealand, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic...

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The Latest NZ China statistics

The Latest NZ China statistics

Get in-depth and up-to-date statistics about the NZ China relationship. The New Zealand China Council NZ China Dashboard is the authoritative source for relevant, accurate, and up to date statistical information covering the bilateral relationship. The NZ China Dashboard puts the New Zealand’s relationship with...

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$10m to increase Asian languages in schools

$10m to increase Asian languages in schools

The Government will invest $10 million over five years to increase the provision of Asian languages in schools, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced on 27 August. The money will be used to create a contestable fund where schools can apply for funding to establish new Mandarin, Japanese or Korean language programmes, or...

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Breakfast with the New Zealand Head of Mission in China

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER. Auckland. Friday, May 23, from 7am-9am. Please click here for registration and more info

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Live New Zealand seafood goes online in China promotion

Live New Zealand seafood goes online in China promotion

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) has joined forces for the first time with China’s most popular business-to-consumer online shopping platform Tmall.com, to promote New Zealand seafood in a week-long campaign. The promotion with Tmall.com will take place between 9-15 April, allowing Chinese shoppers to buy...

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China food safety scholarships announced

China food safety scholarships announced

On 26th March, Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye announced $900,000 has been allocated towards a new food safety scholarship programme with China.“The Prime Minister confirmed this scholarship programme during his recent visit to China,” Ms Kaye says. “I am pleased to announce both the funding and some of the...

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China to Build High Speed Railway to Southeast Asia

China to Build High Speed Railway to Southeast Asia

In a bid to improve its links with Southeast Asia, China is planning to build a high speed railway to Singapore. The railway as intended will travel at up to 200 km/h and run from China’s southern provincial capital of Kunming, in Yunnan, to Laos’ capital Vientiane, before continuing on through Thailand. The train...

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Video: Social Media and China

Video: Social Media and China

Social media in China is a bustling hive of activity with 500-600 million internet users, a figure that exceeds the number of people living in most countries. While Western social media platforms are not accessible in China, for every Western platform there are several Chinese equivalents and they are thriving. Click...

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China To Abolish Hukou System

China To Abolish Hukou System

Push to urbanize smaller cities as economic drivers The Chinese Government has announced plans to abolish the hukou system – the form of “internal passport” that restricts the movement of Chinese nationals within the country. The move will trigger a mass push towards urbanization and provide migrant...

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Hon. Steven Joyce's Address to the China Hi-Tech Fair

Hon. Steven Joyce's Address to the China Hi-Tech Fair

Ladies, gentlemen and distinguished guests, I’d like to thank the organising committee for inviting me here today. I am delighted to be here at the China Hi-Tech Fair, China’s largest and most important hi-tech event which has been presenting the latest scientific, technological and economic developments for the...

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Foreigner Participation in China’s Social Insurance System

Foreigner Participation in China’s Social Insurance System

China’s Social Insurance Law provides that foreigners working in the country are required to participate in the national social insurance scheme. In September 2011, the MHRSS further promulgated the Interim Measures for Participation in the Social Insurance System by Foreigners Working within the Territory of China...

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