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Welcome to Silicon Delta: Shenzhen is a hothouse of innovation | The Economist

http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21720076-copycats-are-out-innovators-are-shenzhen-hothouse-innovation

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2016 Hotelier Awards Shenzhen Nominees and Winner

Shenzhen takes one award in the 2016 Hotelier Awards

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Books

Book Review: Essential Shenzhen: The must have pocket guide for visiting and living in Shenzhen, China

Book reveiw of Essential Shenzhen pocket guide.

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Popular Science features Shenzhen Old China Hands

The city is known for its world-building factories. Now it’s cultivating something else entirely: a global community with an experimental spirit. Source: The Best Burger in Shenzhen | Popular Science

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Submitting Great Résumés to Companies on ShenzhenParty.com Jobs Section

Foriegn companies have diffrent standards for resumes than China companies.

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Calling the courier with the SF Express App to deliver your documents

Sending documents from Hong Kong to the Mainland China Shenzhen with the SF Express App.

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Keepoo Cafe cupcake specialist in Xiamihu 1979 mall

Cupcakes in Shenzhen Starting in Guangzhou Keepo 1979 opened in the new Xiamihu mall called 1979. Now you can order cupcakes in Shenzhen for birthday parties, company parties and special occasions. They offered me some coffee made of coffee beans from Kenya with a slight tomato taste. I opted for the Strawberry cupcake which said […]

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Checking into the Shenzhen JW Marriott Hotel Futian

Staying in the JW Marriott Hotel Futian tonight as we have the Shenzhen Wine and Cheese Club here. Walk-ins welcome to the Wine and Cheese (not into my hotel room).

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Baishizhou Shenzhen BBQ 

Was hoping to try this BBQ in Baishizhou, Shenzhen but unfortunately I already had dinner. Luckily I still had a chance to try the craft beer from the new BionicBrew 3.0 which has reopened. Great to stumble on some good street BBQ.    

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Shenzhen is the Best Place to Learn Mandarin in China

Introduction to Mandarin in Shenzhen Normally when you think of South China you think that everyone speaks Cantonese but Shenzhen is the exception that makes it a tropical heaven for learning Chinese. Shenzhen Mandarin Speakers are Abundant When an place starts as a fishing village and explodes to a population of over 12 million these […]

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Qianhai Free Trade Zone being used to export for ecommerce and to store moon cakes

The Shenzhen government continues to iterate on the Shenzhen Qianhai Free Trade Zone. Exports in the Qianhai area from online sales quadrupled during the first half of this year to over 2 million packages, bureau officials said at a press conference yesterday. Source: 【Hot双语】New govt. policies look to stimulate FTZ 政府新政推动自贸区建设发展

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Shenzhen Airport has three new international flight routes

Now China Southern Airlines will fly you from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport to Osaka Japan, Ibaraki Japan, and Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam. In the coming week, two other international routes, one to Ibaraki, Japan, and the other to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, will be put into operation, the airline’s Shenzhen company said at the […]

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Custom bus service app opens 10 bus routes in Shenzhen

Didi Bus is a phone app and private bus service run by Didi Kuaidi. Didi Bus sets bus routes based on commuters’ needs. Source: App-based bus service opens 10 routes 滴滴巴士在深开通10条路线

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Shenzhen Realestate Apartments sold and prices up

Barron’s has an article about Shenzhen’s Property Market increasing the volume of apartments sold by 122% year on year with prices rising 20% year on year. China’s stock correction could foil its property rebound, but Shenzhen Investment is on solid ground. Source: Shenzhen Developer Towers Amid Slowdown

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Live Music is Spread throughout Shenzhen

In each pocket of expat life in Shenzhen there are areas of live music. Shenzhen Live Music the Three Main areas There are three main areas to watch live music in Shenzhen are Futian Coco Park, the OCT Loft, and Shekou Seaworld. Shekou Seaworld Many Shekou Bars are aimed at expats featuring live music as […]

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Dimsum Sunday at Shang Garden

Had a Dimsum Brunch with 7 friends at the Futian Shangri-la Hotel featuring  Cantonese and Huaiyang Cuisine at their restaurant called Shang Garden. Was surprised to find that after ordering multiple Dimsum dishes the bill only came to 100RMB per person. The service was great the kept the Pu’er tea coming.    

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Malaysian and Thai food in the middle of Shuiwei village (Cheap Eats)

Cheap but good Malaysian and Thai food can be found in the village of Shuiwei in the southern part of Futian. The prices are so reasonable that it is worth the trek from the nearest Fumin metro station to come hear for the food and experience. The name of the place is Redang Island Asia […]

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ShenzhenParty.com articles now included in Apple News App

The content of the best website covering Shenzhen, China is now included in the new Apple News app. See the Screen Shot from the public beta below and search under the topic “shenzhen”. To uncover the content.    

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The Starbucks Coffee Shop in Coco Park is 24 hours 

The Coco Park Starbucks is so busy it is one of the few 24 hour coffee shops in Shenzhen. To squeeze more people in it has lost a bit of its coziness but in the end is a great place to people watch when you are in the Coco Park Shopping Mall. It is right […]

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Shekou ferry terminal to be moved to new Prince Bay Cruise Ship Terminal

The Shekou Ferry Terminal is looking quite old in the tooth and finally the decision has been made to move the terminal to the upcoming Prince Bay Cruise Terminal project. Cruise Ships will doc as well as ferries at this new location and it will include a shopping arcade, restaurants, and even a Maritime Museum. Ferries […]