City Guide


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Suzhou has an area of 8,488 square kilometers, with an urban area of 1,650 square ...


Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Suzhou, as a city with a long history, classical gardens and picturesque natural ...

Employment permit applications

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Foreigners, excluding those from Hong Kong, Macao or Taiwan, need two certificates ...

Birth registration process

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Foreigners who give birth to a baby in the city may get a Chinese birth certificate ...


Updated on Feb 20, 2013

The medium of instruction in most local schools in Suzhou is Chinese. Some Chinese ...

Adopting kids

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Foreigners may adopt Chinese orphans or other children in accordance with the laws ...

Registering a marriage

Updated on Feb 28, 2012

Foreigners who want to marry a Chinese citizen in Suzhou should abide by Chinese ...

Social Insurance

Updated on Jan 31, 2013

Under China's Social Insurance Law and the Regulations on Social Insurance for ...

Latest additions

Dec 7, 2018, 3:54pmAdmin add 1 photo to Concert by Mozart Ensemble Vienna.

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Nov 27, 2018, 4:53pmAdmin added New Year's Concert by Austrian Symphony Orchestra to Events | Stage.

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Suzhou Metro

Suzhou Metro Line 1, with 24 stations, entered service on April 28, 2012.


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Columns Suzhou Face

This series focuses on individuals who have lived in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province for a while and have a tale that’s worth telling. Age, gender, nationality and race are all unimportant in comparison with what adventures the subject has been up to, the experiences they can recount.

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