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Live & Work in China: The Most Accurate, Practical and Comprehensive Guide to Living and Working In China [Paperback]

Diana Martin
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Dec 16 2008 Live & Work in China
This book is a complete guide to daily life in China, from finding a home to finding work or even setting up a business from scratch. Live & Work in China has been fully revised, with easier access to information and is full colour, with numerous helpful maps and photographs. Set out to be easily accessible, each chapter guides you through the practicalities of a move to China, from setting up home to finding a job. In particular, it gives advice on renting accommodation, opening the right bank account, finding your ideal home and making the most of your leisure time. There is also easy access to urgent information such as emergency phone numbers, laws and regulations and healthcare advice.The employment section of the book covers vital information, such as information on business etiquette, the skills and trades most in demand, permanent, seasonal and temporary work, salaries, working hours and holidays, trade unions and contracts and more!

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Essential information for anyone considering making the move -- --The Times Excellent series --The Times

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Live & Work in China provides a detailed survey of the opportunities for living and working in China from Hong Kong to Shanghai and from Macau to Beijing.
Inside Section 1 - Living in China - you will find information on how to: secure a residence permit; find your ideal home; obtain a competitive mortgage; deal with surveys & conveyancing; choose a suitable school; open the right bank account; get the best health care; learn the language quickly; organize your retirement abroad; make the most of your leisure time.
In Section II - Working in China - there are full details on: finding suitable employment; submitting the correct documents; skills and trades most in demand; seasonal & temporary work; salaries, hours and holidays; trade unions and contracts; starting/buying your own business; raising the required finance; government incentives; sources of advice and assistance.
This guide is packed with useful contacts, includes a regional employment guide, a directory of major employers and personal case histories.

--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Very accurate informations May 7 2010
I really recommend this book for who ever wish to live, study and work in China. It is very accurate and very useful in every aspects. Its more than a travel book.

It talks about living, travel, starting a small business, studying, school, job, type of Visas, mariage, activities, politics, nightclubs, renting or buying house and so on.

It worth the buying =P
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