I found out that all APAC versions like Singapore, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong etc...... do have English as well as Chinese support.
It is working fine for me.
try it through Nokia Care
greetings from China
Please refer to discussions here to install CJK fonts for N8:
I cannot make my N8 display Chinese character. Is there any way I can show Chinese word on N8?
p.s. I purchased my N8 in USA.