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Living and working in China: the complete practical guide to living as an expatriate in the People's Republic

Author: Williamson, Andrew Publisher: How To Books, 2005.Language: EnglishDescription: 404 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 1857039718Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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Print ZC100.42 .C4 W55 2005
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Living and Working in China The Complete, Practical Guide to Living as an Expatriate in the People's Republic Contents About the Author Foreword Don Starr, Head of the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Durham Introduction 1 Overview of Living and Working in China Chapter 2 Living and working environment Chapters 3 to 5 Risk environment Chapter 6 to 8 At home Chapters 9 to 11 Out and about Chapter 12 Work practices Chapter 13 Expat life The Living and Working Environment Business environment Social environment Underpinning behaviours Safekeeping Overall evaluation Arrest and imprisonment Crime Fundamental risks Immigration/emigration control Restricted activities Safety and security Other risks Epidemiology Overall evaluation Overall control Inoculations ix xiii xvii 1 1 3 8 14 17 21 23 23 33 43 61 62 62 65 78 79 82 87 97 100 102 102 103 2 3 4 Air-borne illnesses Communicable illnesses Food and water-borne illnesses Insect-borne illnesses Transmittable illnesses Other illnesses 5 Healthcare Overall control Before you go to China On your way to and from China During your stay in China Personal hygiene Culinary hygiene Diet After you leave China Expatriate healthcare and products providers Accommodation Options Amenities and facilities Costs Household goods Help! Domestic Staff Maids Drivers Keeping Dogs Government regulations Acquiring a dog Keeping a dog Contact details Climate and Clothing Climate Clothing 104 109 112 121 128 132 138 138 138 144 150 153 154 160 160 160 164 166 172 177 182 191 194 194 211 225 225 228 233 240 241 241 249 6 7 8 9 10 Communications Post Telecommunications Tele- and video-conferencing E-Communications ­ e-mail and internet E-Commerce Practical considerations Media 11 Transport Air Rail Road Water 12 Work Practices Exchanging gifts and favours Negotiating techniques Business meetings Business entertaining 13 Expat Life Non-working activities Terms and conditions of service Post script Appendices 1 Conditions in Chinese prisons 2 Local Consular services in China 3 Fatal Chinese airline accident statistics 4 SARS guidelines 5 Sample jet lag calculator 6 Our shipping list 7 Climatic data 8 Useful telephone phrases 9 Main telephone area codes 10 Useful telephone numbers 261 261 264 271 272 276 277 283 285 285 289 293 299 300 300 303 305 316 328 328 335 341 345 349 354 354 356 357 358 359 360 360 Bibliography Abbreviations Index 361 387 391

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