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Pudong looks to improve its soft environment to lure talents

Pudong New Area in Shanghai recently proposed improving its soft environment to lure and retain highly-skilled workers. The proposed moves include promoting the construction of apartments designed particularly for international talents and making public housing for rent to combat the problem of high house prices. Some 8.9 million square meters of houses for rent are planned at the Zhangjiang High Tech Park,...
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Measures unveiled to expand Shanghai FTZ financial opening up

[caption id="attachment_6627" align="alignnone" width="600"] Shanghai authorities unveiled 25 measures on June 21 to further expand the financial opening up of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ).[/caption] The measures include attracting more foreign-funded financial institutions, simplifying the process for companies to locate there, and policies to recruit highly skilled workers. All these...
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10 Ways to Prepare Translation&Interpretation

How to Prepare for Life as a Translation, Interpretation, and Localization Management Student

1. Read extensively, especially in your non-native language(s).

  • Read high quality newspapers (e.g. the New York Times, Wall Street Journal) EVERY DAY for at least a year.
  • Read high quality news magazines (e.g. the Economist), cover to cover.
  • Read your favorite topics...
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Shanghai drafts 28 taxation measures

Shanghai has drafted 28 innovative measures that will help foster a better environment for doing business in the city and make paying taxes efficient for corporations and individuals. To better help newly-established companies, Shanghai Municipal Office of the State Administration of Taxation has introduced a “set menu” service for registration, which covers the most common issues facing start-ups,...
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