Lonely Planet Guide to China: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/china. On this site you will find the latest news, city guides, maps, and comments from Westerners who have traveled around China.
USA Consular Information Sheet: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1089.html. This site informs you of any areas of crime in the big cities, as well as any special medical precautions to take while in China.
CIA World Factbook for China: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ch.html.Very detailed information on China’s economy, infrastructure, political players, natural resources, education, and other areas of interest.
About.com China for Visitors: http://gochina.about.com/. This website offers many activities for children in China and great explanations of the numerous public holidays. There is also a series of very interesting travel blogs.
Getting Away to China: http://www.gettingaway.com/directory/asia/china/main.htm. You will read a well-written guide to China Business and Etiquette. There is also a guide to China dining.
Economist.com Country Profile: http://www.economist.com/countries/China/. If you want to know any economic or political detail about China, go to this website.
Discover China Tours: http://www.discoverchinatours.com/. Find your ideal tour of any part of China – romantic, adventurous, for the children, historical, or to the beach.
The Land of China: http://library.thinkquest.org/20443/g_provinces.html. You will be able to investigate any province or large city of China at this website.
China Travel Guide: http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/. This site offers guides to many of China’s cities. There is also a very good section on Yangtze River boat tours.
Global Gourmet – China: http://www.globalgourmet.com/destinations/china/, Recipes of Chinese food.
GlobalEdge – China: http://globaledge.msu.edu/countries/china. An extraordinary website from Michigan State University (USA). Has other links about China as well as a wealth of information about culture, trade, government, education, and many other subjects.
China Country Commercial Guide: http://export.gov/china/doingbizinchina/. This is the absolute best guide to doing business in China. Visit this site if you intend to enter Chinese markets, import or export to or from China, or simply establish a sales office in any city.
Bloomberg News – China: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/regions/china.html. If you want to keep current on China’s news items – financial or non-financial – this is the place to visit.
ShanghaiTalk.com: http://shanghai.talkmagazines.cn/. Members of this site discuss all aspects of Shanghai life.
ShanghaiDaily.com: http://www.shanghaidaily.com/. The new web location for the best Shanghai English newspaper (remember that it is not a private newspaper – it is part of the Central Government’s media for the public).
Shangaiist.com: http://shanghaiist.com/. Another website devoted to news, social events, and blogs about life in Shanghai.
SmartShanghai.com: http://www.smartshanghai.com/. Articles, photos, reviews of bars and restaurants, and more local information.
City Weekend Shanghai: http://www.cityweekend.com.cn/shanghai/. Another good resource for update information about bar and restaurants; also have a useful directory with shops, services, etc.