Although many families are prospering in China today, immigration statistics suggest the US continues to lure away mainland professionals and entrepreneurs.Tuesday, 21 May, 2013, 11:54am
The United States is willing to start issuing five-year visas to Chinese nationals, but a reciprocal arrangement is a 'prerequisite', Gary Locke, the US ambassador to China, said yesterday.6 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Gay professionals whose partners have been granted so-called prolonged visitor visas to stay in Hong Kong - a city which officially only recognises heterosexual unions - report that obtaining the document is usually straightforward.10 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
The American Chamber of Commerce has been flooded with letters from members complaining about the new conditions on obtaining mainland visas, with members describing the situation as 'ridiculous' and 'a complete mess'.21 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Weight-loss ads send teens wrong message
I recently returned to Hong Kong after living overseas for more than 15 years and I am still adjusting to the way of life here.
I am not sure if this issue has been brought up before, but it definitely deserves some attention.24 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Visa difficulties that led to a drop in the number of Chinese students studying in the US have been resolved, according to the executive vice-president of the US government-backed Institute of International Education.8 Jul 2006 - 12:00am
Multiple-entry passes will cut border irritants in both nations after January 15
China and the United States have agreed to a reciprocal visa arrangement under which both sides will offer 12-month, multiple-entry business and tourist visas, the US embassy in Beijing said yesterday.8 Jan 2005 - 12:00am
The tightening of US immigration procedures in reaction to the September 11 attacks has understandably attracted much criticism.29 Aug 2004 - 12:00am
Private call centre will resume taking applications after reducing its fee, putting an end to a diplomatic standoff
A call centre used by the United States to take applications for visas reopens today after a six-week diplomatic standoff.
The deadlock ended after the US government agreed to a cut in fees charged by the All-China Visa Information Centre.4 Jun 2004 - 12:00am
Closure over 'illegal operations' leaves many mainland applicants in limbo
Shanghai police have shut down a call centre used by the United States to take appointments for visa applications for allegedly 'conducting illegal operations', leaving some mainlanders unable to have their applications processed.28 Apr 2004 - 12:00am