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Railways to Set Aside Designated Seats for the Disabled

Railways to set designated seats for the disabled

Railway authorities will be setting aside special seats and berths for the disabled. Each train will have five seats labeled with the sign ‘disabled only’ and located either near doors or washrooms for the convenience of handicapped passengers. All Chinese trains will soon feature the seats and must follow the new policy but in each train the [...]

Nov 15 2011, 7:22 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Tougher Traffic Rules to be Implemented by the Transportation Bureau

Tougher traffic rules will be implemented by the transportation bureau

The city transportation bureau and the Shenzhen police will be enforcing tougher traffic rules. On certain times of the day and on certain roads traffic police will be restricting taxis and private vehicles. Private cars are not allowed to enter Jianshe Road and travel north from the intersection on Jainbin Road in Luohu District. Taxis [...]

Nov 10 2011, 10:34 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Proposed Draft to Give Men More Days Off

Proposed draft to give men more days off

A proposed draft on giving parents with children under three years of age an additional five days off every year. the paid holiday is aimed at giving fathers more time to spend  in lending a hand raising their children. The regulation was also proposed to start on October 28 every year which is Men’s Day, wherein men [...]

Nov 1 2011, 9:27 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Shenzhen Metro to Use Four Level Emergency Response System

Shenzhen Metro to use four level response system in emergencies

In a new rule that took effect last Saturday, a four level response system was implemented by the city for Metro emergencies that involves natural disasters such as earthquakes, accidents, public health incidents and public security. The Metro will use different colors ranging from blue, yellow, orange and red that will show the level of [...]

Oct 31 2011, 10:38 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Electric Bicycle Restrictions to Undergo Final Reading

Electric bicycle restrictions to undergo final reading

According to a third reading of a draft handed to lawmakers, Shenzhen will be allowing electric bicycles in several designated areas, roads and hours. Electric bikes that are used for deliveries, logistics and postal services are required to obtain certificates before allowed on the roads. The local government has already approved the implementation of the [...]

Oct 28 2011, 12:22 pm | Posted in Civil | Read More »

More Self-Service Counters to be Added Next Year

More self service counters to be added next year

Shenzhen travelers holding multiple entry permits going to Hong Kong can now use the self- service lanes or e-channels while passing the Hong Kong immigration starting next year. Hong Kong is now building more of the e-channels and self-service lanes in the Luohu and Futian checkpoints, which will save time for mainland travelers. Hong Kong’s [...]

Oct 20 2011, 8:27 am | Posted in Visas | Read More »

Couples Rush to Tie the Knot on Bachelor’s Day

Couples rush to get married on Bachelor's Day

With couples rushing to marriage registration offices to file for marriage licenses, the city civil affairs department extended their service hours for couples that plan to get married on November 11.  Those who fail to register can queue up at the city’s marriage registration on that day. Online reservations for marriage registration for November 11 [...]

Oct 14 2011, 2:13 pm | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Government to Relax Restrictions on Residency Application

Government to relax restrictions on residency application

Permanent residents in Shenzhen are expected to reach more than one million by 2015. This number is a result of a plan released by the city government to make it easier for foreigners to apply for permanent residency. By doing this Shenzhen will be optimizing their population structure. In 2010, Shenzhen’s population had already reached [...]

Oct 14 2011, 9:50 am | Posted in Visas | Read More »

Traffic restrictions implemented for World Cup qualifying match

Traffic restrictions implemented for World Cup qualifying match

Starting today traffic police will be restricting private cars from entering the areas around the Shenzhen Stadium. The restrictions was implemented due to the qualifying game match between China and Iraq for the 2014 World Cup. Vehicles that are found parked at the following roads will be towed and fines will be given to the [...]

Oct 11 2011, 7:27 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Metro stations to lower security level

Metro stations to lower security level

Metro stations around Shenzhen will be lowering the level of their random security check ups. The college students that were hired to be security inspectors will be returning to school but the x ray machines installed will still remain to do random checks. With the cooperation with the Shenzhen Metro group, Shenzhen police, introduces a [...]

Oct 10 2011, 10:33 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

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Railways to Set Aside Designated Seats for the Disabled

Railways to set designated seats for the disabled

Railway authorities will be setting aside special seats and berths for the disabled. Each train will have five seats labeled with the sign ‘disabled only’ and located either near doors or washrooms for the convenience of handicapped passengers. All Chinese trains will soon feature the seats and must follow the new policy but in each train the [...]

Nov 15 2011, 7:22 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Tougher Traffic Rules to be Implemented by the Transportation Bureau

Tougher traffic rules will be implemented by the transportation bureau

The city transportation bureau and the Shenzhen police will be enforcing tougher traffic rules. On certain times of the day and on certain roads traffic police will be restricting taxis and private vehicles. Private cars are not allowed to enter Jianshe Road and travel north from the intersection on Jainbin Road in Luohu District. Taxis [...]

Nov 10 2011, 10:34 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Proposed Draft to Give Men More Days Off

Proposed draft to give men more days off

A proposed draft on giving parents with children under three years of age an additional five days off every year. the paid holiday is aimed at giving fathers more time to spend  in lending a hand raising their children. The regulation was also proposed to start on October 28 every year which is Men’s Day, wherein men [...]

Nov 1 2011, 9:27 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Shenzhen Metro to Use Four Level Emergency Response System

Shenzhen Metro to use four level response system in emergencies

In a new rule that took effect last Saturday, a four level response system was implemented by the city for Metro emergencies that involves natural disasters such as earthquakes, accidents, public health incidents and public security. The Metro will use different colors ranging from blue, yellow, orange and red that will show the level of [...]

Oct 31 2011, 10:38 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Electric Bicycle Restrictions to Undergo Final Reading

Electric bicycle restrictions to undergo final reading

According to a third reading of a draft handed to lawmakers, Shenzhen will be allowing electric bicycles in several designated areas, roads and hours. Electric bikes that are used for deliveries, logistics and postal services are required to obtain certificates before allowed on the roads. The local government has already approved the implementation of the [...]

Oct 28 2011, 12:22 pm | Posted in Civil | Read More »

More Self-Service Counters to be Added Next Year

More self service counters to be added next year

Shenzhen travelers holding multiple entry permits going to Hong Kong can now use the self- service lanes or e-channels while passing the Hong Kong immigration starting next year. Hong Kong is now building more of the e-channels and self-service lanes in the Luohu and Futian checkpoints, which will save time for mainland travelers. Hong Kong’s [...]

Oct 20 2011, 8:27 am | Posted in Visas | Read More »

Couples Rush to Tie the Knot on Bachelor’s Day

Couples rush to get married on Bachelor's Day

With couples rushing to marriage registration offices to file for marriage licenses, the city civil affairs department extended their service hours for couples that plan to get married on November 11.  Those who fail to register can queue up at the city’s marriage registration on that day. Online reservations for marriage registration for November 11 [...]

Oct 14 2011, 2:13 pm | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Government to Relax Restrictions on Residency Application

Government to relax restrictions on residency application

Permanent residents in Shenzhen are expected to reach more than one million by 2015. This number is a result of a plan released by the city government to make it easier for foreigners to apply for permanent residency. By doing this Shenzhen will be optimizing their population structure. In 2010, Shenzhen’s population had already reached [...]

Oct 14 2011, 9:50 am | Posted in Visas | Read More »

Traffic restrictions implemented for World Cup qualifying match

Traffic restrictions implemented for World Cup qualifying match

Starting today traffic police will be restricting private cars from entering the areas around the Shenzhen Stadium. The restrictions was implemented due to the qualifying game match between China and Iraq for the 2014 World Cup. Vehicles that are found parked at the following roads will be towed and fines will be given to the [...]

Oct 11 2011, 7:27 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Metro stations to lower security level

Metro stations to lower security level

Metro stations around Shenzhen will be lowering the level of their random security check ups. The college students that were hired to be security inspectors will be returning to school but the x ray machines installed will still remain to do random checks. With the cooperation with the Shenzhen Metro group, Shenzhen police, introduces a [...]

Oct 10 2011, 10:33 am | Posted in Civil | Read More »

Have Your Say!

Where is your favorite holiday destination in SEA?

View Results

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  1. Etienne Ducrot: Hi, I’m interested to contact this Foundation. Do you know how? Thanks. Etienne
  2. Emma: Hi Jasmin, I’ve read your article about a new medical center opens in Nanshan at the end of this month....
  3. sherry lee: A simple story with great words…I love it.
  4. Evangeline: Awesome piece!
  5. Glenda: Hi there, I enjoy reading through your article post. I wanted to write a little comment to support you.