Wednesday, December 05, 2012 9:20 pm
Beijing to let travelers stay visa-free for 3 days
The Associated Press
The China Daily newspaper said the new rules take effect Jan. 1 and apply to visitors from 45 countries, including Japan, Australia, Singapore, the United States, France, Germany and Argentina.
The report says travelers must have a ticket to a third country to qualify and are forbidden to leave Beijing. It says they also must register with police within 24 hours of arrival.
The official Xinhua News Agency says Beijing receives around 5 million foreign visitors per year.