Mainland media and internet users have expressed disappointment about the high level of absenteeism and lack of concrete reform proposals at the Shenzhen Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and People's Congress.Friday, 18 January, 2013, 3:55am
Shenzhen’s Communist Party chief Wang Rong recently replaced his Audi A6 with a China-made electric car in a bid to promote green living, reported China's Southern Metropolis Daily on Thursday.17 Jan 2013 - 2:26pm 1 comment
Shenzhen has set a GDP growth target of 9 per cent this year, the lowest in decades, with the city government admitting that double-digit growth rates are a thing of the past.16 Jan 2013 - 4:11am
When travel convenience is abused by visitors for tax-free trading, when the country's import tax revenue is compromised, and when household goods prices and cross-border tensions surge as a result of such activities, something is clearly amiss. These problems appear to be what the mainland and Hong Kong are suffering after multi-trip permits have been issued for residents in Shenzhen.15 Jan 2013 - 3:52am 4 comments
Shenzhen has closed an apparent loophole involving mainland tourists travelling to Hong Kong, by requiring those who are not entitled to the individual visit scheme to be part of tour groups.10 Jan 2013 - 10:18am 1 comment
The body of a Hong Kong doctor murdered in a Shenzhen hotel has been brought back to the city.
Tuen Mun Hospital ophthalmologist Colette Tsang Shi-lok was found dead in her hotel room at Dameisha, Shenzhen, late last month.
The case was kept quiet until it was reported in Hong Kong media yesterday. Mainland authorities are categorising the case as "assault causing death".7 Jan 2013 - 5:44am
Shenzhen NGO worker Su Yuan has been forced to fight for her rights after about 60 men evicted her and five colleagues from their office in August. Their ordeal was part of a seven-month Guangdong crackdown that shuttered at least eight non-governmental labour organisations in Shenzhen. Su talks about how they and their group, called the Little Grass Workers' Home, were mistreated.6 Jan 2013 - 4:46am
A video posted on Sina Video on Tuesday, of what is believed to be a man from Hong Kong secretly filming under the skirt of a woman on a busy Shenzhen street, has been circulating on microblogging site Sina Weibo.3 Jan 2013 - 4:35pm
A knife-wielding man, having trouble finding a job, launched a savage attack in Shenzhen’s Baoan district on Wednesday.3 Jan 2013 - 2:39pm 1 comment
Shenzhen lost 12.8 billion yuan (HK$15.7 billion) on the World University Games last year, a review by the city's auditor has found.29 Dec 2012 - 5:11am 3 comments
Wealthier Shenzhen parents who plan to give birth to a second child in Hong Kong or overseas could be fined as much as 1 million yuan (HK$1.22 million), according to a new regulation that will come into effect on Tuesday.28 Dec 2012 - 11:46am 2 comments
Firms in Shenzhen's Qianhai development zone will be allowed to borrow directly from Hong Kong banks in yuan, the People's Bank of China branch in the mainland city said yesterday.28 Dec 2012 - 6:11am
Mainland authorities may limit the number of times Shenzhen residents can cross the Hong Kong border in a day as part of efforts to clamp down on parallel trading.28 Dec 2012 - 7:42am 8 comments
Two mainlanders who spent eight hours in the sea and almost 48 hours on an uninhabited island after being tossed out of their kayak have thanked the Hong Kong hospital where they are recovering.
The letter from Mo Jiaquan, 24, and Shen Qi, 23, was handed to their doctors at Tseung Kwan O Hospital yesterday.28 Dec 2012 - 5:21am
Guangdong's new party chief Hu Chunhua followed in the footsteps of president-to-be Xi Jinping when he headed to Shenzhen for his first inspection tour after taking over the powerful job from Wang Yang last week.27 Dec 2012 - 3:20am