If you have been to China in the last couple of years, you have surely noticed that everyone pays for everything with their cell phones. China has effectively jumped from an all cash economy, past credit cards, directly to what is effectively an all electronic payments system using Tencent’s WeChat Pay, and Alibaba’s Alipay.
Stop giving to crowdfunding campaigns. No seriously, just stop. They are all scams— every single one.
“Is Amazon dying?” “Do you think Amazon will be around in 5 years?”
These questions, if posed by anyone living in the United States today, would be considered absurd.
Do I Need To Apply For A Visa In Advance To Go To China?
Getting a visa to visit China is supposedly difficult, especially if you don’t have a particularly good reason to go there (at least from the government’s perspective). If you are trying to conduct business, you need an invitation letter from a Chinese company, which can be a hassle. Even if you have all the necessary documents to be granted a visa, the process can take time and be subject to the tumults of international relations.