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  Shenzhen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shenzhen is a mecca of capitalism and since the late 1970s it has been one of the fastest growing cities in China or anywhere in the world.
Shenzhen eventually became one of the largest cities in the Pearl River Delta region which is one of the economic powerhouses of China and is the largest maufacturing base in the world.
Shenzhen is a sub-tropical maritime region, with frequent typhoons in late spring and early summer, but otherwise, this city has a pleasant climate, often blessed with cool breeze at night, with an average temperature of 22.4 degrees Celsius year-round (72 degrees Fahrenheit).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shenzhen   (3242 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Shenzhen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The one-time fishing village of Shenzhen, singled out by late Chinese paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, is one of the so-called Special Economic Zones (SEZ) of China originally established in 1978 in competition with Hong Kong, then a British colony.
Shenzhen is a sub-tropical maritime region and its average temperature is 22.4 degrees Celsius (72 degrees Fahrenheit).
Shenzhen's total sea container throughput was equal to Hong Kong's Kwai Chung container terminal in August 2003, when each handled 1.06 million twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs) of goods.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Shenzhen   (1519 words)

 Shenzhen at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The one-time fishing village of Shenzhen, singled-out by late Chinese paramount leader Deng Xiaoping (鄧小平;), is a so-called one of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in China originally established in 1978 in competition with Hong Kong, then a British colony.
Shenzhen is a sub-tropical maritime region and its average temperature is 22.4 degrees Celsius.
Shenzhen Airport is just 35km from central Shenzhen and connects the city with many other parts of China, as well as some international destinations.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Shenzhen.html   (1443 words)

 CNN.com - Shenzhen props open the China door - Nov. 26, 2002
Shenzhen is now opening its ports and logistics business up to overseas capital and recently began allowing joint ventures with travel agencies, notably from Japan.
Shenzhen was a quiet fishing village of fewer than 30,000 people when late premier Deng Xiaoping picked it as one of communist China's first experiments with reengaging the rest of the world.
Shenzhen's fate is tightly tied with that of Hong Kong, which still accounts for 70 percent of the foreign direct investment.
archives.cnn.com /2002/BUSINESS/asia/11/26/china.shenzhen   (847 words)

 Shenzhen Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Shenzhen was chosen for its proximity to Hong Kong capital and know-how and because the Guangdong government at that time contributed very little to the central government’s coffers.
Shenzhen’s population might even be higher were it not for the fact that China has in place what is called the ‘Hukou System,’ or registered permanent resident system.
In 1978, 70% of Shenzhen’s output was agricultural.
www.asu.edu /caed/proceedings02/GALLAGH1/gallagh1.htm   (2327 words)

 TradeMissionUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Shenzhen is on Guangdong province's south coast between Hong Kong and Guangzhou.
Shenzhen also hosts the country's youngest population with an average age of 30.
Shenzhen shares a 24.5 kilometre-long border with Hong Kong with the Lowu official border crossing handling up to 17,000 people an hour at peak holiday times when Hong Kong residents return to Guandong for traditional family visits.
www.chinabiz-88.com /IntroCNSHZH.htm   (720 words)

 Urban: The Urban Age Magazine: Winter 1999 Issue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Shenzhen is rich because Hong Kong is richer and providing the capital and know-how to make the SEZ an economic powerhouse.
Despite the sleaze, Shenzhen is increasingly turning into something much more than a backyard of cheap labor for prosperous Hong Kong or the home for countless “second wives” of businessmen and managers who flood back and forth across the border.
Shenzhen presents a vision of an infinitely more prosperous China, where the rule of law is taking hold, where high technology is moving center stage, where the market economy is strong but the state still retains control, and where authoritarian rule remains intact with little sign of challenge.
www.worldbank.org /html/fpd/urban/urb_age/winter99/boomtown.html   (1359 words)

 Shenzhen -- U.S. Commercial Service China
Shenzhen continues to improve its status as a high-tech area, modern logistics hub, regional financial center, and beautiful seashore tourist destination.
Located at the forefront of the Pearl River Delta, Shenzhen adjoins the New Territories of Hong Kong in the south and faces Daya Bay in the east, Pearl River estuary in the west, and Dongguang and Huizhou in the north.
Shenzhen is a manufacturing base and a trade center for high-tech products such as computers, software, and communication equipment.
www.buyusa.gov /china/en/shenzhen.html   (515 words)

 Planning for Rapid Growth in Shenzhen, China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Shenzhen’s rapid growth and achievements are attributed to China’s "opening-up" policy and a transition from a centrally planned economy to a market economy.
Shenzhen was expected to be a prosperous and well-managed city that is attractive to tourists and a comfortable place to live (Wang et al., 2000).
Shenzhen has shown that comprehensive development of comparatively large pieces of land is important for a well-constructed environment, especially at the beginning when land is open.
www.asu.edu /caed/proceedings02/NUI/nui.htm   (1897 words)

 UrbanRail.Net > Asia > China > SHENZHEN Subway
Shenzhen is a new city situated just next to Hong Kong.
Phase II will extend the metro link to Shenzhen airport in the west, the central area of Longhua Township to the north, and Longxing Street in Longgang District to the east.
"As Hong Kong's neighboring metropolis, Shenzhen is one of two dozen heavily populated Chinese cities which already have an acute need for modern, high-performance mass transit solutions", said Herbert H. Steffen, President of the TS Group, describing the market potential of a country with the world's largest population.
www.urbanrail.net /as/shen/shenzhen.htm   (1735 words)

 China: Something ventured in Shenzhen
Shenzhen was nothing but a fishing village 25 years ago when it was picked by government officials to become the showplace of China's economic resurgence.
Shenzhen was the perfect place for Deng's bold experiment with capitalism because it was close enough to Hong Kong to attract foreign business people and their money.
And Shenzhen, situated on China's southern border, could be sealed off from the rest of the country if Western influences proved too inflammatory.
www.sptimes.com /2005/09/18/China/Something_ventured_in.shtml   (2493 words)

 TIMEasia.com | Visions of China: Shenzhen | 9/27/99
When on Jan. 19, 1992 Deng Xiaoping's special train rolled into the freewheeling Shenzhen special economic zone just across the border from Hong Kong, China was still in the throes of a neo-Maoist restoration triggered by the June 4, 1989 massacre in Beijing.
He chose Shenzhen as the site for his call to accelerate reforms because the entrepreneurial boomtown symbolized the power of the marketplace.
Deng even surfaced at Shenzhen's just-opened stock exchange, unrepentantly insisting that there was no reason such institutions should be viewed as the exclusive preserves of capitalists.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/99/0927/shenzhen.html   (677 words)

 Shenzhen travel guide - Wikitravel
In the early 1980s, Shenzhen (then a fishing village) was designated a Special Economic Zone (SEZ), to be a buffer zone between Hong Kong and the rest of mainland China.
Shenzhen is known for theme parks: Happy Valley, Splendid China, Window of the World, Chinese Folk Culture Village, etc. Metro stop for Folk Culture Village: Qiao Cheng Dong.
Shenzhen has lots of pickpockets, especially in areas like bus and train stations.
wikitravel.org /en/Shenzhen   (1522 words)

 Shenzhen Hotels - Discount Hotel in Shenzhen China
The Pavilion is a 5-star establishment in the heart of Shenzhen.
Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen is ideally located to provide all the conveniences, like a 5-minute walk to the city’s railway station and a 40-minute drive from the airport.
Guangdong Hotel, Shenzhen is located at the glittering Luohu commercial centre of Shenzhen, China, within walking distance to the railway station, and easy access to every part of the city.
www.shenzhenhotelpro.com   (529 words)

 Careers at Shenzhen :: Interview with Shenzhen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Shenzhen Development Bank (SDB), the first joint-stock owned company to list on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and is a national bank headquartered in Shenzhen, China.
Shenzhen openings and current opportunities - new openings with Shenzhen for experienced professionals and fresh college graduates.
Shenzhen blogs - see if any current employees of Shenzhen are blogging and what they are writing.
www.interviewat.com /shenzhen   (167 words)

 Shenzhen hotels - Hotel in China Hotels:Guangzhou hotel,Hong kong Hotels,Shanghai hotel,Beijing hotel,macao hotel,& ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Shenzhen, the core of the Pearl River Delta, was the first to attract people from all over the world for business and trade, and is commonly referred to as the backyard of Hong Kong.
Shenzhen boasts an abundance of hotels and other facilities catering to the business traveler which help to make a stay in Shenzhen more enjoyable.
Shenzhen hotel accommodation is of a high standard, and Sheraton, Shangri-la or other well known internationals each has a Shenzhen hotel with excellent conference or forum facilities.
www.bookchinahotel.com /Shenzhen-hotels2743   (264 words)

 Home Page
Shenzhen is situated in the province of Guangdong, just north and across the border from Hong Kong.
Shenzhen was formerly a small fishing town known as Baoan County.
Shenzhen gave Houston a gift of authentic Chinese gates, which will be placed in downtown Houston at the entrance to “Chinatown.” This will serve as a permanent reminder of Houston’s special relationship with our Chinese sister city, Shenzhen.
www.sistercitiesofhouston.org /cities/shenzhen/shenzhen.htm   (1545 words)

 Shenzhen Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shenzhen Airlines is a domestic budget airline based in Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, Shenzhen, Guangdong, People's Republic of China.
It was formed by the CAAC and Shenzhen government, with financial participation by Air China, Overseas Chinese City Economic Development Corporation, Bank of China and Shenzen South Tongfa Industrial Corporation.
Shenzhen Airlines owns a 51% stake in the cargo airline.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shenzhen_Airlines   (316 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | China's tearaway economy sparks envy
Mr Tsuei's own sleek silver and grey HQ is in Shenzhen, a Chinese city so new that it was paddy fields just 25 years ago.
Today Shenzhen is the gateway to the world's biggest manufacturing zone.
The rise of Shenzhen's Pearl River Delta hinterland into a global manufacturing powerhouse has fuelled admiration, and - increasingly - envy among the top developed nations.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/3174022.stm   (928 words)

 Shenzhen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
While there are surely better places in China to find yourself, a daytrip up to the Shenzhen SEZ (Special Economic Zone) might be just the kind of culture shock you're after.
Shenzhen City, just across an always-crowded border point from Lo Wu in Hong Kong, is hardly a great place to discover the beauty and culture that China is famous for.
But it is perhaps the perfect place to see China's emerging embrace of the free market in action; HK shoppers often find the bargains in Shenzhen that simply don't exist anymore in Hong Kong.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /asia/hongkong/about_destin/shenzhen.html   (316 words)

 Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kowloon Peninsula is attached to the New Territories in the north, and the New Territories are in turn connected to mainland China across the Sham Chun River (Shenzhen River).
Hong Kong is 60 kilometres (37 miles) east of Macau, on the opposite side of the Pearl River Delta and borders the city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province.
Of the territory's 1,102 square kilometres (425 square miles) and nearly 7 million residents, less than 25% is developed; the remaining land is remarkably green and significant portions are reserved as country parks and nature reserves.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hong_Kong   (6869 words)

 Shenzhen, SAR agree on poultry culling
SHENZHEN: All chickens within a 5-kilometre radius of any farm with an H5N1 outbreak will be killed, including those on the mainland, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow confirmed yesterday.
Shenzhen bureau director Liu Shengli showed Chow and other SAR officials, including Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene Gregory Leung, how they use a computer system to control human flow across the border.
The number of registered chicken farms in Shenzhen had been reduced from over 100 to 35 because of stringent requirements of accreditation and licensing, he said.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2006-02/07/content_517909.htm   (608 words)

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