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More COVID-19 Testing Sites to Open

SHENZHEN will set up more sampling sites for nucleic acid testing in the following days to meet the increasing need of citizens to get a nucleic acid test before the upcoming Spring Festival holiday, according to the city’s health authorities. The city’s hospitals saw a surge in people looking for nucleic acid tests after China’s […]

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Glow Shenzhen Light Festival Illuminates City

Glow Shenzhen 2020, a grand light festival which opened Dec. 25 last year, features 179 works of light art displayed at 20 sites in five districts of the city (Futian, Luohu, Yantian, Nanshan and Bao’an) and runs until Feb. 26. Below are some of the highlighted works. Futian District Spanish MID Studio’s “Suspended” is comprised […]

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[Video] New Park with Civil Law Theme

THE Civil Law Park in Longhua District, which opened Thursday, is the first civil law-theme park in China. Covering an area of 156,000 square meters, the park has various landscapes, including a Civil Law Loop, a south-north axis with a Civil Law timeline, a Museum of Civil Law and four special areas. People can learn about […]

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Full Ride Scholarship Opportunities For G9-12

Happy New Year! ISNS is opening applications for our DP and MYP Full Ride Scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. These scholarships reinforce ISNS’ commitment to recognizing students with strong academic performance, a heart for service, and consistently showcase leadership qualities. We warmly invite students who embody these merits along with the values of ISNS […]

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Shenzhen Extends Isolation Period to 21 Days

SHENZHEN has strengthened its COVID-19 containment measures for cross-border travelers, extending the quarantine period to as long as 21 days, Shenzhen Economic Daily reported yesterday. All travelers from overseas have now been required to be isolated for a period of 14 days at hotels in Shenzhen before being transferred to the seven-day community-administered isolation as […]

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Imported virus variant case found in Guangdong

AN imported coronavirus variant case has been reported in Guangdong Province, the provincial center for disease control and prevention said yesterday. The B.1.1.7 mutation found from a COVID-19 patient who returned from the United Kingdom is highly similar to the gene sequence of the mutated virus reported recently in the U.K., the statement said. The […]

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Shenzhen Warns Against Large Gatherings

THE COVID-19 Prevention and Control Headquarters of Shenzhen has called on relevant organizations and enterprises to forgo large gatherings or to keep gatherings small during the upcoming New Year holiday and the Spring Festival, Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reported yesterday. It is urged that this winter and next spring are the critical periods of pandemic […]

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COVID-19 Vaccination Starts at 5 Health Centers

STARTING from today, the much-anticipated COVID-19 vaccine is available at five community health centers in Shenzhen, which will offer free COVID-19 vaccine shots for high-risk groups. The city’s health commission launched a reservation platform on its official WeChat account “jkshenzhen” Saturday to accept reservations for the vaccination. The daily quota is 300-500 for the first week and […]

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Sheraton Shenzhen Nanshan Announced the Appointment of Mr. Carter Xia as Director of Sales & Marketing

Sheraton Shenzhen Nanshan is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Carter Xia as the Director of Sales & Marketing. Carter will be responsible for the management of the Sales & Marketing team, leveraging his strengths and expertise in marketing strategy, business development and marketing promotions.  Carter brings to this role with 11 years of […]

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Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen: Masterclass of Lang Lang in Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen

22 December 2020: On Tuesday afternoon, some 500 teachers, students, their families and hotel clients gathered at the Grand Ballroom of the Kempinski Hotel Shenzhen to celebrate the ninth anniversary of Lang Lang Music World. Master Lang Lang also gave a masterclass to 18 students of his school at the occasion. Students from Lang Lang Music World played “Beethoven: Minuet […]

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180,000 people in GD receive COVID-19 vaccine

ABOUT 180,000 people in key groups in Guangdong, China’s most populous province, had received free COVID-19 vaccine shots by Tuesday, the provincial government said Wednesday. No serious side effects have been reported among the vaccine receivers, the Information Office of the People’s Government of Guangdong Province said at a press briefing in Guangzhou. The groups […]

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Exciting Things You Can Do This Christmas

It’s December 18th already, only 7 sleeps till Christmas day. It’s time to get in the festive mood from now until the new year. We’ve rounded up 22 things you can do for Christmas this year, all of them fabulously festive, so read on to learn more about them… 3 Things To Do Before Christmas! […]