Shenzhen

China's Cashless Revolution

In the developing world, a new payment model is emerging.<p>On a recent trip to Shenzhen, in southern China, I came across a subway busker with two tip jars. The first was a cardboard box filled with coins and bills; the second was a small QR code taped to the box that allowed passersby to leave a tip …

Banking

Shenzhen to build 149km of metro lines by 2022

SHENZHEN is set to add another 148.9km to its metro network over the next five years after China’s top economic planner the National Development and …

China

Migrant workers won't need a college degree to live in China's Silicon Valley

Shenzhen has a message for its millions of migrant workers: you don't have to be a college graduate or wealthy to become a permanent resident.<p>Under a new quota system, the boom town known as China's Silicon Valley on the border with Hong Kong will grant 10,000 migrant workers full residency this …

Silicon Valley

China dominates World Interior of the Year shortlist

<b>(CNN) —</b> The World Interior of the Year shortlist has been announced, bringing together 2017's best designed hotels, restaurants, offices and retail spaces.<p>But while the nominees hail from around the globe, there is one clear winner: China.<p>More than a third of the 78 finalists are based in Greater …

China

Woman caught with 102 iPhones strapped to her body in brazen smuggling attempt

Getting a single smartphone through a metal detector at a customs gate is virtually impossible — they’re built specifically to spot such items, after …

China

Smuggling iPhones in your pants is a bigger trend than you think

A woman recently attempted to smuggle over 100 iPhones into China to make a profit. The woman was taking what appears to be a common smuggling route — bringing iPhones from Hong Kong (where they’re cheaper) to mainland China by way of Shenzhen.<p>Officials at Shenzhen spotted bulges on the woman’s …

China

A woman got caught allegedly trying to smuggle 102 iPhones into China by strapping them to her body

A woman was arrested on July 11 by customs officials in Shenzhen, China for allegedly strapping 40 pounds of iPhones and luxury Tissot watches to her body and trying to smuggle them into the country, according to Chinese news site XMNN.<p>The woman was allegedly carrying 102 iPhones and 15 Tissot …

Crime

She strapped 102 iPhones to her body and, surprise, was caught by customs

If you're going to try to smuggle dozens of iPhones, maybe taping them to your body and trying to hide them under your clothes isn't the best way to get through customs.<p>One woman found this out the hard way while trying to sneak 102 iPhones from Hong Kong into mainland China, specifically …

China

Smuggler busted with 102 Apple iPhones by Shenzhen, China customs officials

A woman has been arrested in mainland China for smuggling 42 pounds of contraband into the country from Hong Kong, including 102 iPhones and fifteen …

Apple

Smuggler Caught With 102 iPhones Stuffed In Her Clothes

Customs officials in Shenzhen, China have arrested a woman with 102 iPhones stuffed into her clothing.<p>[Images: XMNN]<p>Shenzhen borders Hong Kong, and, …

China

Chinese small-caps slide to 30-month low

China’s small-cap stocks touched a two-and-a-half-year low on Tuesday, as investors lost their appetite for speculative bets on frothy sectors like …

Markets

Chinese Estates buys 5% stake in Evergrande for $1bn

Hong Kong developer Chinese Estates Holdings has purchased a 5 per cent stake in mainland developer China Evergrande for $1.04bn.<p>Chinese Estates …

China

'Black Monday' in China

There's little major damage to be seen in the Shanghai Composite, which fell 1.4% overnight, but nearly 500 names in China tumbled their daily limit …

China

World's Worst Stocks Are in Shenzhen With No End to Misery Seen - Bloomberg

As global stocks rally to new records, one part of China’s equity market is heading in the opposite direction.<p>The ChiNext index of small-cap shares …

Markets

New mayor to head ‘China’s Silicon Valley’

A Guangdong-based veteran ­bureaucrat, who worked his way up the Communist Party’s hierarchy in the Pearl River Delta, was on Thursday named acting …

China

Dortmund takes shot at giant market for new fans

The German Bundesliga soccer giant Borussia Dortmund announced on Monday that it is looking to team up with Chinese companies and social …

Soccer

China's property market slows as Beijing prices fall for first time in two years

by Yawen Chen and Ryan Woo<p>Home property prices in Beijing fell for the first time in more than two years in June, while Shanghai further declined and …

Real Estate

Manufacturing the R11: Shenzhen Oppo Factory Tour - 360° Video - Pocketnow

Back in June, I took a trip. This was my first trip to Shenzhen China. The purpose of that trip? Oppo was releasing the R11 smartphone, and invited …

Manufacturing

Japanese, Chinese Co-Produced RoboMasters The Animated Series' 2nd Video Previews Opening Song

Project based on robot competition Daiki Yamashita, Yuichiro Umehara, Lynn

Anime

2 killed, 9 hurt in cleaver attack at Chinese Walmart store

BEIJING (AP) — Two people were hacked to death and another nine injured by a man wielding a meat cleaver inside a Walmart store in China's southern manufacturing hub of Shenzhen, police in the city's Bao'an district said Monday.<p>A 30-year-old unemployed man was detained as a suspect in the Sunday …

News

Two Killed in Cleaver Attack at Chinese Walmart

A man wielding a meat cleaver allegedly hacked two people to death and injured nine others at a Walmart in China’s Shenzhen on Sunday night. Police said a 30-year-old unemployed man has been taken into custody following the attack, though no further details were given. The motive of the attack was …

Terrorism

China small-cap index falls 5.8% amid concerns over tighter regulations

China’s small-cap index fell 5.8 per cent on Monday amid concerns over tighter regulations as Chinese president Xi Jinping called on …

China

Shenzen Composite falls 4.5% ahead of China Q2 GDP

China’s Shenzhen Composite index fell as much as 4.5 per cent in early trading and the Shanghai Composite was down as much as 2.6 per cent ahead of …

China

Two people hacked to death in bloody cleaver attack in Shenzhen Walmart, suspect arrested

<b>[WARNING: This post contains graphic images and video]</b><p>A man has been arrested by police in Shenzhen after carrying out a terrifying cleaver attack at …

China

Muji to open hotels in China and Japan

Japanese retailer Muji is set to open hotels in Shenzhen, China and Tokyo, Japan, which will be styled with the minimalist brand's furnishings and …

Japan

Game developer Boyaa says chairman charged in bribery probe in China

HONG KONG: Online game developer Boyaa Interactive International Ltd said its chairman has become a co-defendant in a bribery probe involving its …

Corruption

The ridiculous sign China is in a sharing bubble: a crop of umbrella-sharing startups

First China shared cars, bicycles, offices, and homes. Then China moved to sharing power banks and basketballs. And now things have gotten really out of hand.<p>In a little over two years, China has seen about a dozen umbrella-sharing start-ups emerge. One of the oldest, Molisan, founded in 2014, …

China

Meet Mobike, a billion-dollar bike-sharing startup from China

Bike-sharing is the year’s hottest tech trend in China. The two biggest startups in the space have pulled in more than $1 billion cumulatively from VCs this year alone, and at valuations that exceed $1 billion — yet their businesses, and the bikes themselves, are not well known in the U.S. and …

Startups

Shenzhen customs catch woman at border with 102 iPhones taped to her body

A Hong Kong woman was caught late last month crossing the border into the mainland with an impressive 102 iPhones taped to her body -- apparently, …

Shanghai

Shenzhen bans 13,000 traffic violators from using shared-bikes

About 13,000 people in Shenzhen who committed traffic breaches in the first nine days of this month have been banned from using shared bikes for one …

China