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Shenzhen River to Start its Fourth Stage of Treatment

Shenzhen River to Start its Fourth Stage of Treatment

The fourth stage of the treatment project of the Shenzhen River is scheduled next year. The fourth stage of the 37 kilometer waterway cooperative project between Shenzhen and Hong Kong will be affecting 4,400 section of the river. Shenzhen and Hong Kong started planning the fourth stage in April of 2008 in plans to provide [...]

Oct 11 2012, 8:32 am | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

China Mobile Centers Offers SIM Card Conversions for Free

China Mobile Centers Offers SIM Card Conversions for Free

China Mobile users who will purchase the new iPhone 5 can now convert their SIM card into nano-SIM cards for free at any China Mobile service centers across the city. The free service started Thursday at the China Mobile Xin’an center in Bao’an and will gradually extend to all service centers in Shenzhen. China Unicom [...]

Sep 24 2012, 10:27 am | Posted in Gadgets | Read More »

Seven Cities To Start a Carbon Trading Program by Next Year

Seven Cities To Start a Carbon Trading Program by Next Year

Shenzhen is among the seven cities and provinces that will be starting a carbon trade pilot program next year that is aimed to cut carbon emissions by 21 percent. Other areas are Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chongqing, Hubei and Guangdong. Around 800 enterprises from 26 industries in Shenzhen with carbon emissions that exceed 20,000 tons a [...]

Sep 20 2012, 11:32 am | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

Apple Hopes New iPhone to Attract More Chinese Smart Phone Users

Apple Hopes New iPhone to Attract More Chinese Smart Phone Users

Apple release of its new iPhone is aimed at the growing number of straying Chinese power users of smart phones. James Liang the chairman of a Chinese travel website Ctrip.com once an iPhone user decided to shift and started using a Samsung Galaxy Note which he said that makes it easier for him to view [...]

Sep 17 2012, 12:26 pm | Posted in Gadgets | Read More »

City to do Specific Weather Forecasts for Every District and New Areas

City to do Specific Weather Forecasts for Every District and New Areas

Starting October the Shenzhen meteorological observatory will be providing weather forecasts that are specific to the districts and new areas in the city. The weather information for six districts and four new areas is updated every hour and will forecasts any upcoming weather in the next 12 hours. The observatory welcomes any suggestions or comments [...]

Sep 17 2012, 11:25 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Multimedia Messaging Services to be Used in Handling Minor Traffic Accidents

Multimedia Messaging Services to be Used in Handling Minor Traffic Accidents

Traffic police are now planning to use MMS or multimedia messaging services to handle minor traffic accidents in hopes to improve traffic efficiency and further reduce congestion caused by these minor accidents. With the help of almost 30,000 traffic monitoring cameras, police can cover the streets of Shenzhen and will help them monitor road situations [...]

Sep 12 2012, 10:36 am | Posted in IT | Read More »

City Volunteers to Get Multi-Functional ID Cards

City Volunteers to Get Multi-Functional ID Cards

City volunteers will be getting a new type of digital certification that is unique, not only it will serve as their volunteer’s ID but it will serve as a bank card, medical card and transportation card as well. The digital volunteer ID card will have functions that can handles finances, transit accounts and medical insurance. [...]

Sep 10 2012, 10:21 am | Posted in Gadgets | Read More »

Online Appointment Reservations for Taiwan Tours are Now Open

Online Appointment Resevations of Taiwan Tours are Now Open

Residents who are planning to travel to Taiwan can now make appointments online. An online appointment allows the traveler to set a date and time to meet with entry-exit officials to submit their travel documents. This service will help reduce lengthy queues at entry-exit service halls. Potential travelers can set up appointments and gather more [...]

Aug 31 2012, 8:39 am | Posted in IT | Read More »

Lost Boy Found with the Help of Online Messaging Service

Lost Boy Found with the Help of Online Messaging Service

With the help of more than 10,000 netizens, a four year old boy was found five hours after he was declared lost in Futian District. The boy named Niuniu was found in Shiyan in Bao’an District after residents read about him on a twitter like messaging service about his disappearance. Several microblogs such as Shenzhen [...]

Aug 30 2012, 11:35 am | Posted in IT | Read More »

Mobile Phone Software Cuts Down Reports on Fraudulent Messages

Mobile Phone Software Cuts Down Reports on Fraudulent Messages

The mobile phone software that was developed by the cyber police that helps residents to avoid fraudulent text messages have been a success as the number of searches for the software have surpassed 2 million ever since the software was introduced in August 8, plus the software was downloaded for free 150,000 times. The mobile [...]

Aug 28 2012, 9:32 am | Posted in Gadgets | Read More »

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