1- Supervises and examines implementation of overseas Chinese affairs-related policies and regulations;
2- Examines and approves the applications of overseas Chinese and their relatives who plan to return and settle in China, protects their legitimate rights and interests;
3- Provides finance support for overseas Chinese and their relatives in poverty; takes charge of the management of overseas Chinese-related donations;
4- Provides services for overseas Chinese-related letters and visits;
5- Handles visa notices for Xiamen high-level overseas talents;
6- Provides identity certificates for foreign and overseas Chinese students who plan to study in Xiamen;
7- Guides the reform and development of Tong’an Zhuba Overseas Chinese Economic Development Zone.
The 15th Xiamen International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race event, held by the Fujian province city since 2003 will run on Jan 2, 2017.
The Jimei Arles International Photography Festival will return to the city of Xiamen for the second year on Nov 20