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Shenzhen, Israel Speed Up Cooperation

Photo: Avi Hasson 

Shenzhen Daily, Helen Deng reported that "SHENZHEN and Israel have signed a bilateral agreement to encourage joint research and development (R&D) projects by Shenzhen and Israeli enterprises, a senior Israeli official said yesterday.

    Avi Hasson, chief scientist of the Israeli Ministry of Industry, Trade & Labor, was paying his first visit in Shenzhen yesterday to set up infrastructure for implementing the agreement, which was signed in September. Read more »

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Shenzhen Grand Opening on December 18, 2011

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Shenzhen grand opening on December 18, 2011.


Located atop the new Kingkey 100-story building, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts Shenzhen is the tallest building in Shenzhen and the eighth tallest in the world.

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Woman Denies Man Injured in Saving Her

Shenzhen Daily, Wang Yuanyuan reported that "A WOMAN denies being saved by a man who was injured whilst preventing a mugging in Bao’an District on Dec. 12. She claims that the assailant only attacked the man, identified as Niu Zhikang.

    Niu said he pushed the woman, identified by her surname Yang, away from two assailants who then stabbed him. Yang said, however, Niu was the original target and she was just a witness, yesterday’s Guangzhou Daily reported.

    Niu is now being treated at Shajing People’s Hospital in Shajing Subdistrict. The case is being investigated by police. Read more »

Only 29 Minutes: Guangzhou to Shenzhen High-speed Link Starts Test Run

Shenzhen Daily, Li Hao, Gao Junchang reported that "A TEST run has started on the 104.5-kilometer Guangzhou-Shenzhen section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed railway.

    Six trains without passengers travelled in both directions with a departure interval of 15 minutes during rush hours in accordance with a running chart, Guangzhou Daily reported Friday.

    According to a timetable at Shenzhen North Railway Station, the earliest train would leave Shenzhen at 7 a.m., and the latest 10 p.m., with a total of 39 trains setting out from Shenzhen each day and 36 of them carrying passengers. Read more »

Charity Run Raises 2.3 Million RMB in Shenzhen

Photo: Actors Jet Li (R) and Wen Zhang (C) cheer on a participant at yesterday’s charity run in Shenzhen.Wu Jun


Shenzhen Daily, Li Hao reported that "THE third annual Run For Love Shenzhen (Yantian) Mountain Marathon raised more than 2.3 million yuan (US$365,000) yesterday thanks to the efforts of 6,986 participants, including 124 expats from 21 countries and regions.

    The number of runners was more than double that of last year. They competed in three categories — a full 42-km run, a half marathon and a 10-km run, to cover Dameisha, Xiaomeisha and Maluanshan. "

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Crowds Jam Border to Hong Kong

Shenzhen Daily, Li Hao reported that "MORE than 100,000 people crossing the border to Hong Kong jammed Luohu Checkpoint for hours Saturday as an increasing number of people go on shopping sprees in the run up to Christmas and Spring Festival.

    It took two to five hours for travelers to finish customs procedures at Luohu, Futian and Huanggang checkpoints. The procedure normally takes less than one hour. Read more »

UNIQLO COCO Park Shop Newly Opened

UNIQLO COCO Park Shop Newly Opened on December 10, 2011.

A Japanese clothing brand which is famous for its simple design and reasonable price.

Sleek designs that fit beautifully:
that's what  UNIQLO chinos are all about. Read more »

Work on HK Port New Cross-border Bridge Begins

According to Xinhua News, performers play lion dance during the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong port construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge in Hong Kong yesterday. With a total investment of US$3.91 billion, the bridge project is expected to be completed by 2016 as scheduled despite a one-year delay. 

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Apple Loses iPad Trademark Case in Shenzhen, China

Article by Vivian Ni, published on


"Apple has recently hit a roadblock in its key growth market China, as a local Chinese court rejected the company’s ownership claim of its iPad trademark. The giant California-based technology company may therefore be forced to either change the name of its tablet computer products in China, or pay a large sum as compensation to its Chinese rival.

Apple’s loss in the legal case – where the U.S. company sued the Hong Kong-listed Proview Technology (Shenzhen) for trademark infringement – has been the latest development in a series of back-and-forth lawsuits between the two parties since 2006."

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Guangzhou-Shenzhen High-speed Rail Opens December 28 2011

Shenzhen Daily, Han Ximin reported that "THE Guangzhou-Shenzhen high-speed rail is scheduled to open Dec. 28, an official attending a closed door meeting in Guangzhou was quoted as saying yesterday.

    The meeting was the final procedure before the operation of the rail begins, which is expected to cut the travel time between the two cities to 25 minutes, the official said.

    To ensure safety, the high-speed rail will have a trial run Friday, the meeting was told. Read more »

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