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80,000 "High-risk" People Leave Shenzhen

Information Source: Shenzhen Daily, by Wang Yuanyuan
Descriptions are quoted as below:
"MORE than 80,000 people suspected of being public security risks have left Shenzhen since city police launched a 100-day crackdown on criminal activities in January.
The Shenzhen Municipal Public Security Bureau had deployed 284,000 police to conduct inspections of urban villages, Internet bars, hotels, entertainment venues and other places across the city. Data showed more than 80,000 “high-risk” people were forced to leave Shenzhen, said Shen Shaobao, vice director of the bureau. Read more »

Korean Tourists Eye Universiade

Information Source: Shenzhen Daily, by Li Hao.
Descriptions are quoted as below:
“TRAVEL agencies in South Korea would organize package tours to Shenzhen during the summer Universiade, which opens Aug. 12, the Daily Sunshine reported yesterday.
“The Games will appeal to tourists from South Korea,” said Lee, a manager of the China travel department at South Korea’s Hanatour Travel Agency.
Lee was one the representatives from 16 travel agencies in South Korea to visit Shenzhen at the invitation of Shenzhen’s tourism bureau. The 16 travel agencies had more than 80 percent of the tour market in South Korea, the paper said.
More than 142,000 tourists from South Korea visited Shenzhen last year, a year-on-year increase of more than 30 percent. ”  Read more »

2,831 Foreigners Granted Expert Certificates

Information Source: Shenzhen Daily, by Han Ximin.
Descriptions are quoted as below:
" SHENZHEN issued expert certificates to 2,831 foreigners working in the city in 2010, 50 percent more than the previous year, sources from the city’s foreign experts affairs bureau have said.
They included 1,221 foreigners in the economic field and 1,610 in cultural and education sectors.
There are 23,000 foreigners working permanently in Shenzhen and the bureau introduces about 70,000 foreigners to work in the city a year on average. Around 40 percent work as executives and 30 percent as senior engineers and technicians.
In 2010, 630 companies and institutions hired foreign experts, an increase of 24 percent compared with 2009. Read more »

Indian Restaurants in Shenzhen

Guangdong is the place for food. It's getting easy to get Indian food in Shenzhen as well. Follows are the India Restaurants information collected by our users and friends, which one do you like most or anymore you can tell us? Please leave your comments for us to follow up. Cheers!

Luohu District: (names) listed in no particular order

Saffron Indian Restro-Bar 

Phone: 86 (755) 82191115
No. 1008, Hubei Lu, Shenzhen Jinhu Hotel Basement, Shenzhen
深圳市罗湖区湖贝路锦湖大厦1008负一楼 Read more »

Fourth Burger King® Branch Coming Soon In COCO Park

One of our website users said, "Another new Burger King very near where I'm living is opening soon,  how happy my appetite would be!" Read more »

The Newly Renovated ChunMan Yuan Restaurant-Shanhaixuan Branch

For all these 18 years, ChunaMan Yuan Cantonese Restaurant has been the popular place to eat. Having just finished the renovation of Shanhaixuan Branch in Shekou at the end of March, the new look seems much more eye catching. This particular elegant environment is surrouding by the hills, river and all kinds of natural wild lifes. Inside the restaurant, facilities include 13 comfortable VIP rooms with famouse tea available.

Shanhaixuan Branch opened in January 2003, located in Meilin Club at Mid-Level of Shenkou Nanshan Mountain. After years of exploration and practice, the positive outcome of the innovative Cantonese food from  ChunMan Yuan has been widely recognized by the local and residents. Read more »

Universiade Flag To Fly On Qomolangma

Information Source: Shenzhen Daily, by Zheng Dongsheng.

Descriptions are quoted as below:
"Miao Ke (R), receives the Shenzhen Universiade flag from a Longgang government official Wednesday. Miao, a member of the Longgang Mountaineering and Outdoor Sport Association, will join nine other people to climb Mt. Qomolangma next month. He will raise the Universiade flag at the summit of Mt. Qomolangma in mid-May to promote the Games in Shenzhen in August."

Click here to read more about Universiade flag to fly on Qomolangma.

HKers Favor RMB Deposits in Shenzhen

Information Source: Shenzhen Daily, by Tina Chen.

Descriptions are quoted as below:
"AN increasing number of Hong Kong residents are choosing to exchange Hong Kong dollars into RMB and deposit the money in Shenzhen banks after China’s central bank increased interest rates four times since October.
Hong Kong residents exchanged Hong Kong dollars into yuan at currency exchanges and deposit them in banks near checkpoints in Shenzhen, Southern Metropolis Daily reported Thursday.

“The exchange rate of the Hong Kong dollar to Chinese yuan has been falling,” said an unidentified clerk at a currency exchange.

He said in the past HK people usually exchanged HK$1,000 (US$129) but they were now exchanging at least HK$10,000 at a time. Read more »

Social Workers' Mascot and Logo Unveiled

Information Source: Shenzhen Daily, by Wang Yuanyuan.

Photo Source: Shenzhen Daily
Descriptions are quoted as below:

"A CARTOON figure, Pengpeng, has been chosen as the mascot for city social workers to enhance the city’s recognition of their services.

The mascot, which symbolizes the caring and creative spirit of social workers, was unveiled by the city’s association of social workers Monday, Chinese-language newspapers reported Tuesday.

“Social work is new to the city and we want to promote it to the public this way, allowing more people to learn about our work,” said Yan Xiaowen, secretary general of the association. Read more »

Train Derailed in March When Open For Trial Service

Information Source: Shenzhen Daily, by Li Hao.
Photo Source: Orientaldaily
Descriptions are quoted as below:
"A TRAIN came off the rails during a test on the Longhua section of Metro Line 4 last month, according to a document that began circulating on the Internet on Monday.

In the document, the city’s Metro construction management office criticized the operator of Metro Line 4, Hong Kong MTR Corp., for lack of strict safety management, which led to the derailment at 7:30 p.m. on March 30, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported yesterday.
The derailed train was damaged and had been sent for repairs, the document said. Read more »

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