Six foreigners were fined for teaching English without proper qualifications or work permits in Hunan province, police announced on Thursday.
Four of the foreigners were caught while teaching at a kindergarten in Changsha, the capital of Hunan province on Dec 2.
The kindergarten was fined 40,000 yuan (S$8,354) for hiring unlicensed foreigners, and they were fined 5,000 yuan each, the police said.
Two other foreigners were caught in mid-December. One was teaching without a license at a training club in the Furong district of Changsha, while the other was teaching at a kindergarten in the Wangcheng district of Changsha.