China decided to offer visa-free entry to travelers holding ordinary passports from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Malaysia from December 1, 2023, to November 30, 2024.
China has upgraded its digital renminbi payment services as part of the country's efforts to improve the profile of its digital currency and make the payment process more user-friendly for foreigners.
The Foreign Ministry said on Monday that China will continue to improve its visa policies and actively create more favorable conditions to boost cross-border travel.
A new version of the Foreign Permanent Resident ID Card will be officially launched and issued on Dec 1, incorporating new technology for better personal information protection and wider application scenarios, the National Immigration Administration said on Friday.
Foreigners will be able to make appointments and inquiries related to their visas and other documents starting from Oct 9 on the government service platform of the National Immigration Administration.
China will continue to optimize visa policies to better facilitate cross-border travel as the country has seen a steady increase in inbound arrivals.
China's customs authorities on Tuesday announced the removal of COVID-19 nucleic acid or antigen test requirements for all inbound international travelers.
China has issued 24 new guidelines to attract more global capital and further optimize the country's business environment for multinational corporations.
China will fully restore fast-lane entry and exit services at all ports starting on Monday, facilitating the cross-border travel of Chinese citizens and foreign nationals.
Starting from April 29, airlines will no longer check COVID test reports of inbound passengers taken before boarding, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Mao Ning said on Tuesday.
The guidelines from the joint COVID-19 prevention and control mechanism of the State Council aim to clarify situations and circumstances where people should, can choose to, or may choose not to wear face masks.
Move by nation praised as further sign that travel and exchanges returning to normal.
Authorities in Zhoushan recently launched a WeChat mini app to provide information about public cultural activities held in the city.
China has eased border entry restrictions for international students and business travelers starting on Wednesday as part of broader steps to facilitate greater cross-border travel and exchanges more than two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Multiple places have started inter-regional recognition of COVID-19 test results.
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China has shortened the COVID-19 quarantine time for inbound international travelers and refined the designation of medium- and high-risk areas, in an effort to cope with the highly infectious Omicron variant more precisely, according to a document released on Tuesday.
China released its first diagnosis and treatment guideline for monkeypox on June 15, making it clear that the virus can spread through close contact and droplets, but most patients can recover without special treatment.