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China Digest, December 10, 2012

A blast at a chemical plant in Hefei killed one person and injured 10 others on Saturday, Xinhua reports.

Monday, 10 December, 2012, 5:30am

Shenzhen Metro shuts off 3G service for a day after trains inexplicably stop

Shenzhen Metro cut off the wireless signal for 24 hours in order to test if interference from mobile wireless networks caused the sudden train failures.

Passengers on two Shenzhen subway lines cried foul yesterday after authorities abruptly shut down 3G service to determine what has been causing trains to unexpectedly stop between stations.

17 Nov 2012 - 4:18am 4 comments

Passenger Wi-fi freezes third Shenzhen Metro train in a week

Passenger Wi-fi freezes third Shenzhen Metro train in a week

The Shenzhen Metro is facing mounting calls to resolve questions about its wireless control system, after a train came to a halt in between stations for the third time in a week.

9 Nov 2012 - 4:10am


If Google Street View had been around in the 1970s, images of Shenzhen would have been fairly uniform: large stretches of green farmland, the odd dusty trail, a few scattered villages - and that's it.

27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

HK should leave the logistics mega-projects to Shenzhen

Government officials do love big projects; the bigger and more expensive the better as far as they are concerned.

Shenzhen's officials certainly think so. They are planning to spend an eye-popping 285 billion yuan on a giant new logistics centre at Qianhai on the Pearl River estuary.

In Hong Kong dollar terms, that's a price ticket of HK$348 billion.

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Travel chaos as curtain falls

Shenzhen's airport and major subway stations closed for hours, banks and government offices suspended services and main roads in the city centre were cordoned off so VIPs could park their cars, forcing 60 bus routes to be diverted, as the 26th Summer World University Games closed at the Window of the World theme park last night.

24 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Shenzhen welcomes world with lockdown

The airport will close, roads are blocked, banks and public services have been suspended for four days, and helicopters can be seen hovering above 20,000 paramilitary police sent to every corner of Shenzhen.

Taking every precaution imaginable, Shenzhen will kick off the World University Games, also known as the Universiade, today.

12 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Athletes begin moving into Universiade Village

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Second runway at Shenzhen ready to open

A second runway opens at Shenzhen airport today but limited airspace and air routes mean that it will boost the airport's capacity by only 10 per cent initially.

26 Jul 2011 - 12:00am


MTR Corp is taking us for a ride in HK

23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Accidents on Metro expansion hurt Shenzhen

Shenzhen's rush to complete five Metro lines before it hosts the world university games in August has been dogged by derailment, flood, fire and death.

23 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

On track to expand

The MTR Corporation is set to recruit 900 engineers and other technical staff by 2013 for its new strategic projects.

16 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Company profile - Shenzhen International

Shenzhen International Holdings' principal activities include investment, construction and operation of logistic infrastructure facilities. It also provides third-party logistics services and logistics information services.

2 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Laying the table for a flood of guests

The emerging meeting, incentive, convention and exhibition (MICE) industry in China is proving its ability to bring in more quality business travellers.

The events industry has been strengthening in the mainland in recent years as the economy improves following its entry into the World Trade Organisation in 2001.

28 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Work to begin on Shenzhen side of rail link in 2011

Three-year wait for construction to start on cross-border airport line

The Shenzhen section of a rail link connecting the mainland city's airport with Chek Lap Kok will not start until 2011, Shenzhen Mayor Xu Zongheng said yesterday.

29 Feb 2008 - 12:00am