The procedures, restrictions, prerequisites, etc of getting a visa for the same country can vary a lot depending on which embassy or consulate in which country you apply from. This is most certainly the case for Chinese visas.
Especially considering that The Stans/Central Asia are less well travelled, it's harder to find good information on them.
I'm considering travelling to either or both of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan from China since I don't need a visa for either country.
If I decide not to continue further but return to China I would have to get another Chinese visa. What do we know about the difficulties of getting such a visa between these two countries.
I'm an Australian citizen. I just received a one month extension to my double-entry visa. I've encountered major differences getting a Chinese visa just between Laos and Vietnam. I expect the northern neighbours not to be simpler.