China health insurance: Local vs. international plans

Working abroad in China can be both a wondrous and daunting experience. In a land with such a rich culture and varied terrain, one can easily be captivated by the country’s beauty and charm. However, pollution, language barriers, and rising costs can certainly take a toll on China newbies. China’s healthcare system perhaps exemplifies this …

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4 ways to implement corporate social responsibility programmes effectively

The concept of “corporate social responsibility” (CSR) is starting to emerge in China, with privately-owned multinationals and state-owned enterprises increasingly engaging in philanthropy and volunteerism, which includes everything from organizing clean-up drives to educating the underprivileged children. The Sichuan earthquake in 2008 also sparked a significant change in Chinese CSR, during which time an unprecedented …

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