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  • China fully allows visa-free entry of foreign tourist groups via cruise ships

    China on Wednesday enforced a policy allowing visa-free entry of foreign tourist groups aboard cruise ships via all cruise ship ports along the country's coastline.

    May15,2024


  • China extends visa exemption for 12 countries to promote exchanges: spokesperson

    China has decided to extend the visa-free policy for short-term visits to China for 12 countries until the end of 2025, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lin Jian said on Tuesday.

    May08,2024


  • GLOBALink | Visa-free policy drives surge in Thai travelers via China-Laos Railway

    It's been a month since a mutual visa exemption agreement between China and Thailand took effect on March 1. The policy has driven a significant surge in Thai travelers via the China-Laos Railway.

    April02,2024


  • China, Thailand to enter "visa-free era," says Chinese FM

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Bangkok on Sunday that China and Thailand will officially enter a "visa-free era" from March 1 as the two sides have just signed an agreement on mutual visa exemption.

    January30,2024


  • China, Thailand sign mutual visa exemption agreement

    China and Thailand signed a mutual visa exemption agreement on Sunday, which will come into effect from March 1, according to the Chinese foreign ministry.

    January29,2024


  • China, Thailand to enter "visa-free era," says Chinese FM

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Sunday that China and Thailand will officially enter a "visa-free era" from March 1 as the two sides have just signed an agreement on mutual visa exemption.

    January29,2024


  • China's Hainan to promote cultural, tourism cooperation with France

    Hainan, south China's tropical island province, aims to promote cultural and tourism cooperation with France in honor of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and France this year.

    January29,2024


  • Shanghai handles over 19.6 million inbound, outbound travelers

    Shanghai recorded more than 19.6 million inbound and outbound travelers in 2023, the city's border inspection authorities said on Thursday.

    January05,2024


  • E China's Ningbo to implement 144-hr visa-free transit policy from Dec. 1

    Ningbo, a coastal city in east China's Zhejiang Province, will officially implement a policy allowing eligible international travelers to transit within 144 hours without a visa from December 1, according to the local authority. 

    November29,2019


  • China offers 144-hr visa-free transit in 5 more cities

    China began to implement its 144-hour visa-free transit policy in five more cities on Tuesday for travelers from 53 countries.

    January02,2019


  • China's Hainan updates policy of visa-free entry on inbound tourism

    South China's Hainan Province has recently updated its visa-free policy to help facilitate visa-free access for tourists from 59 countries.

    August20,2018


  • Hainan to offer visa-free access to tourists from 59 countries

    China will offer a greater visa-free access to tourists from 59 countries arriving in Hainan Province from May 1, in a move to support the island's reform and opening-up, the State Immigration Administration announced Wednesday.

    April18,2018


  • Turkey pushes for dialogue with EU on visa-free travel

    Turkey is pushing for dialogue with European Union on visa-free travel for Turkish citizens in Schengen area amid its attempts to mend ties with EU.

    February08,2018


  • Ukraine, Turkey sign visa waiver deal for electronic ID holders

    Ukraine and Turkey signed an agreement to mutually adopt a visa-free policy for holders of electronic national identity cards (IDs), the Ukrainian government said in a statement on Tuesday.

    March15,2017


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