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Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in China
Living Abroad in China by Stuart & Barbara Strother 
Moving to China to Work and Live: Basic Considerations by Victor Paul Borg
Moving to China to Work and Live: Cultural Immersion by Victor Paul Borg
Review of Living Abroad in China by Stuart and Barbara Strother, 2nd Edition by Volker Poelzl
Review of Living Abroad in Hong Kong by Rory Boland by Volker Poelzl
Moving to China: The Last Frontier by Volker Poelzl
The New Shanghai: Living and Working in China’s Largest City by Mark Andrews
Go East, Young Man: Living in China by Tom Hale
Living in Beijing: "One World, One Dream" by Megan Rhodes
Living in Hong Kong: Hybrid Island by Micah Stover
Running Your Business in Hong Kong by Anna Maria Davis
Internships Studying Ancient Medicine in Modern China by Lucy Hordern
Keeping Face in China by Gregory Mavrides, PhD
Culture Shock in China by Gregory Mavrides, PhD
Teaching English China location Teaching English in China: Work and Live in a Great Location
Nick and Dariece provide a guide to help you find the right location in China for you, be it big city or smaller town, to teach English and live.
Teaching English to kindergarden in China Teaching English and Living in Yangzhou, China
Nick and Dariece spent a memorable year of complete immersion teaching English to kindergarteners and living in Yangzhou, and describe their experience. They also managed to make lasting friends, create many memories, and save quite a bit of money in the process.
Teaching English to children in China A Practical Guide to Finding an English Teaching Job in China
Dominic Woodman lays out clearly the steps involved in finding the major types of English teaching work in China, the processes involved, including a discussion of the all-important Z visa.
Teaching English in China: Do You Really Need a Degree and Work Visa? by Gregory Mavrides, PhD
How to Choose Your First Job Teaching English in China by Gregory Mavrides, PhD
Teaching English in China: Jobs Abound with Minimal Requirements by Adam Worcester
Teaching English and Living in China: The Hidden and Unhidden Truths by Smitha Murthy 
Teaching in China: No Experience Needed, No Shortage of Jobs by Guy Bojesen-Trepka
Teaching English in China: Choose the Right School by Eve Bergazyn
Teaching in China: How to Prepare, What to Expect by Valerie Sartor
Teaching English in Shanghai: Plentiful Jobs, Fascinating Place by Kristin Glavitsch
Teaching in China: Marshall University’s Go China Program by Dania Patricia Maxwell 
How to Find the Perfect Job Teaching English in China by Charlotte Turner
English Teaching in China: Choose Between a State-Run and a Private School by Charlotte Turner
A Primer for Prospective Teachers of English in China: A Diverse Market Awaits by Andrew Norman
China's High Demand for English Teachers: Jobs Are Plentiful, Requirements Are Few by Lydia Smith
Teaching English in China: Every Teacher Soon Becomes a Student by Smitha Murthy
Teachers Needed in China, But Arrange Your Contract Before You Leave by Matt Lee
Teach Abroad at Any Age: The Rewards of Working in Shanghai for a 60-Year-Old by Candace Dean 
Teaching English in Southern China by Rensina van den Heuvel
Hong Kong Needs Teachers: Native English Speakers Are in Demand
Living and Teaching English in Hong Kong: Relax and Enjoy the City's Many Offerings by Anna Maria Davis
Attend a Chinese University: Learning Through Year-Long Travels and Study by Sarah Bivins
Internship Studying Ancient Medicine in Modern China by Lucy Hordern
Study Chinese in Shanghai by Rhett Merz 
Hong Kong: A Gateway to Asia by Dr. Glenn Shive
Learning Mandarin Chinese in China: Living, Communicating and Growing in a New Country and Culture by Linda Lisa McGrew
Study Chinese in Hong Kong by Joshua K. Hartshorne
Study in China with the School for International Training by Lesley R. Turnbull
Learning Kung Fu: Study at the Martial Arts Mecca of China by Jackie Adams
Work in the Middle Kingdom: Internship Opportunities for Students in China by Christopher Moore
Teen Travel in China: More Than a Spring Break, Trip Becomes a Mission by Bill Mohan
West Meets East: The Adventure of High School Study Abroad in an Asian Country by Vanessa Relli-Moreau
Rediscovering Xi'an, China by Victor Paul Borg
Volunteer in China Teaching English with Global Volunteers by Marilyn Lutzker
Ethical Travel in China by Gareth Davey
China's Pointed Hills by David Rich
China by Train: Budget Travel Not Always a Bargain by Cora Nally
China's Paradise Lost: Travel Down on the Yangtze River by Mary Jo Blackwood
Bird Walking in Hong Kong by Judy Florman
Preparing for China by Jeanne F. Becker

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 Business and Economy in China

All Roads Leads To China,, provides valuable original business content that will allow them to learn about and understand doing business in China.

American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China; China Resource Building, Suite 1903, No. 8 Jianguomenbei Ave., Beijing 100005, PRC.

Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office,; 1520 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-3816, USA; Tel: (202) 331-8947; Fax: (202) 331-8958.

International Monetary Fund promoted financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 188 member countries. The website provides country information (with a section on China) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.

U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, and hosts a China Business Information Center.

World Trade Organization regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its members, including China.

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources for China is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for China. is an online community for expatriates, has a section on China, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

FAWCO (Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas), is an international network to support American women living abroad with over 70 member clubs worldwide, including China: The American Women's Club of Shanghai.

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 News and Media in China

Asia Source,, is an online information resource about Asia, compiled by Asia Society, with news updates, in-depth interviews on current affairs, and country profiles.

Asia Times Online,, is an online news website based in Hong Kong.,, is an information and news portal for China.

People's Daily Online is the English online version of People's Daily, China's official Communist Party newspaper.

China Internet Information Center,, provides news and information about China.

China Daily,, is the only national English-language newspaper in China.

China View,, is the English version of China's Xinhua state news agency.

Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including China.

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 Recommended Reading on China
Living Abroad in China
Moon Living Abroad in China
Living Abroad in Hong Kong, China
Moon Living Abroad in Hong Kong
Lonely Planet China
China (Eyewitness Travel Guides)
Fodor's China
The Rough Guide to China
National Geographic Traveler: Hong Kong
National Geographic Traveler: China
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China
Understanding China : A Guide to China's Economy, History, and Political Culture
Culture Shock! China: A Guide to Customs & Etiquette
China: Its History and Culture
Travelers' Tales China
Travelers' Tales Tibet
Harvard Business Review on Doing Business in China
Doing Business in China
Doing Business in the New China : A Handbook and Guide

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 Travel Information on China,, provides useful travel information for visitors to China.,, provides travel information about China.

China National Tourist Office (CNTO), New York Office: 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6413, Empire State Building, New York, NY 10118. Tel: (212) 760-9700; Fax: (212) 760-8809

Tourism China,, is the official website of the China National Tourist Office in Toronto, Canada.

Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on China.

Rough Guides Destinations offers useful travel advice and information for most countries, with a section on China.

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