As economy globalizes, and working permits gradually become easier to obtain, the need to move money between bank accounts in different countries grows. Businesses and individual clients are constantly seeking for the most efficient and price effective method to move their funds globally, and the answer isn’t always straightforward. There is no one specific method which can be considered the best way to transfer money abroad – the selection has to be made on a per-case basis.
France remains a major destination for Chinese travelers
Even though Chinese outbound tourism favorite destinations are other Asian regions like Hong-Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South-Korea, Thailand and Singapore, Chinese tourism in Europe remains strong and especially in France.
As of Q2 2015, France stands on the 6th most visited destinations according to TravelChinaGuide figures. Italy comes 7th, followed by Switzerland 8th and Germany 10th. Let us focus on the favorite Chinese tourists French destinations.
What are the favorite cities in France that Chinese like ?
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Chinese tourists’ bad behaviors are nowadays famous all around the world.
Chinese tourists have been getting a bad rap overseas. China is the biggest outbound market and more than 120 million Chinese people went to travel abroad. The market is so prosperous that people want to attract more and more Chinese tourists. They are also high spenders and thus, a very lucrative market in the international scene. However, the volume makes it more difficult to not stumble upon some, let’s say, […]Read more…
The most difficult thing when you travel is by far choosing the best hotel. If you are going to Asia and are looking for luxurious hotels to stay in, there are a lot of choices and possibilities. Here are a top 5 of luxurious hotels in Asie. They are all different by style and by location, but that’s what makes them exceptional.
Over the last year, we at Learn Mandarin Now have been interviewing a wide variety of experts who are learning or have learnt to speak or write Mandarin. The questions we put to them were a selection of the top questions which we get asked by students of Chinese—and, today, we’re happy to share these questions and a summary of the top 5 answers with you:
How can I learn Mandarin Chinese quickly and without too much stress?
The Chinese government is very well known for its love for censorship online and offline. Throughout history China has been very sensitive on the freedom of expression: political matters, religion, and so on. The Chinese government created what we call: “The Great Firewall of China” which literally blocks any kind of foreign websites that doesn’t abide to the government’s rules. As you may already know, Facebook and Google to name only a few are forbidden in China.
The government has had a […]Read more…
If you are looking into developing your business in China, your strategy should definitely include a well-though digital strategy. One of the biggest social media platforms in China is WeChat. I will now give you in this article 20 tips to use WeChat the best way possible.
Create an official account
First thing to do is to create a WeChat account. You can easily subscribe to a normal “personal” account by downloading the app, filling in the form and verifying your account […]Read more…
Those celebrities get their success in China, and are strategic for Brands to target communities.
The most famous online Chinese celebrities
China has one of the most connected countries in the world with about ten times more Internet users than French population.
The concept of being an online celebrity and earning huge amount of revenue through Internet is widely known in western countries. For example, if we take YouTube there are self-made millionaires such as Michelle Phan, discovery of artists (Justin Bieber) or […]Read more…
Sensitive Campaign against the pollution in China!
Air pollution in the Middle Kingdom is not really the funniest subject on earth, but with its weird short movie, Wild Aid wants urban people to laugh, but also change their lifestyle. Hairy Nose shows a bizarre future in which people are wearing long nasal hair in order to filter the smog surrounding the city. They wear it in some really fashionable ways.
At the end of this short movie, there is a preventing message […]Read more…
On Sunday night in Beijing, a man silently followed a young Chinese woman until her hotel room. When she was looking for her key to open the door, the man came behind her and attacked her suddenly, he pulled her down to the floor and then hit her. The woman was loudly shouting but when a member of the hotel staff approaches the scene, he didn’t even try to stop the attack. He just asked them to continue their […]Read more…
Google is the defacto search engine in almost all countries in the world, however it’s presence is nearly non-existent in China presently. After a brief foray into the Chinese market from 2005 -2010, Google decided to shutter it’s China operations, citing conflict with Chinese government censors. Google, along with all it’s other services (including Gmail, Google Play Store, Youtube, Google Maps, etc), is blocked in China and can only be reached with the use of a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
Despite what movies have depicted of gambling in places like Macau, betting in the mainland portion of the People’s Republic of China is officially illegal. The fact of the matter is that certain institutions still offer gambling that is technically under the table, while special administrative regions in Hong Kong and Macau give the appearance to foreigners that gambling is a thriving, on-the-books enterprise.
Not all betting is strictly illegal, however. There are two special provisions under the law in mainland […]Read more…
There are a lot of different ways to learn Mandarin Chinese, but whatever method you choose, it doesn’t have to be all that hard, provided you’re willing to work at it.
Forget all of the doubts that may have come up the first time you heard the language spoken and saw the written characters. Many people have learned Mandarin Chinese as a second or third (or more!) language, you can too. Just keep these 10 things in mind […]Read more…