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of historical events, especially the collapse and final stand of the Southern Song Dynasty (13th century), the last stand of the Ming Dynasty (17th century) and the Opium War (19th century). *

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2014 left 166 px thumb An anchor outside the main entrance to the Minsk World (File:Minsk World main entrance anchor.JPG) theme park in Shenzhen Situated in the Pearl River Delta in China's Guangdong Province, Shenzhen Port is adjacent to Hong Kong. The city's coastline is divided by the Kowloon Peninsula into two halves, the eastern and the western. Shenzhen’s western port area lies to the east of Lingdingyang in the Pearl River Estuary

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restaurants in Macau that adopted the Octopus card for payment are located at the Rua Do Campo (List of roads in Macau) and the Sands Casino (Sands Macau). Shantou, a city significant in 19th-century Chinese history as one of the treaty ports established for Western trade and contact, was one of the original Special Economic Zone (Special Economic Zones of the People's Republic of China)s of the People's Republic of China established in the 1980s

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beggars but they are confined to a few places. Notable among these places are border crossings, underpasses, Shekou and Christian churches. Ordinary Chinese rarely give beggars money so they concentrate in places where the punters are either ignorant or have just heard a sermon. They are not aggressive and are mostly harmless. Give money at your own risk - beggars are controlled by criminal gangs and your donation will be funding organized crime - giving food or a drink is more beneficial to them. Particularly avoid giving money to child beggars. There have been several high profile court cases in recent years against gangs who buy children from impoverished peasant families, mutilate them, and use them in the begging racket. Driving in China can be dangerous, and care should be taken when crossing the street. Prostitution is common - particularly around Luohu and Shekou. Scantily-clad, available-looking women may be prostitutes. Cope Television Topway Cable Television offers a wide range of international television including BBC, CNN, NHK, HBO, etc. Hong Kong English TV is also offered. Newspapers and magazines Newspaper: ''Shenzhen Daily'' is the local English language newspaper and is widely available at news kiosks. ''China Daily'' is surprisingly difficult to get. ''South China Morning Post'' from Hong Kong is also available by subscription and in a couple of outlets. Eon Bookshop, Central Book City, sells a reasonable range of English language magazines. See Book City above. Magazine: ''That's PRD'' is a local English magazine, published at the beginning of each month. 45,000 copies are mailed directly and displayed every month in carefully-selected public areas, including Starbucks, 5-star hotels, high-end restaurants & bars, villas and properties. PRD stands for Pearl River Delta. Places of worship * Muslim. Directions for mosques in Shenshen. * Protestant. The Meilin Protestant Church 梅林基督教堂 126 Meilin Rd, Meilin, Futian 福田区梅林街道梅林路126号 Phone 0755 8311 8817 has services in English, Chinese and Korean * Heping Church 和平堂 2 F Wenhua Garden, Luohu 罗湖区文华花园管理处二楼 Phone 0755 2512 8077 *Catholic. St Anthony's Catholic Church 天主教深圳圣安多尼堂 Nonglin Rd, Zhuzilin, Futian 福田区竹子林农林路 and the Nantou Catholic Church Nantou, Ninth St, Nantou Cheng, Nanshan 南山区南头城南头九节 Phone 0755-26611334 offer Mass on Sundays. *Chabad of Shenzhen (Jewish), No. 4 Block A Guishan Xiaozhu, Yanshan Rd, Industrial Area Shekou Nanshan District, Shenzhen 518001, 86-755-8207-0712 Health Four hospitals are recommended by the Shenzhen City Government for foreigners. They are: *Shenzhen People's Hospital 深圳人民医院 1017 Dongmen Rd North, Luohu, 罗湖区东门北1017路 Phone 0755 2553 3018 *Shenzhen Peking University Hospital 深圳北京大学医院 1120 Lianhua Rd, Futian 福田区莲花路1120号 Phone 0755 8392 3333 *No 2 Shenzhen People’s Hospital (previously called Shenzhen Red Cross Hospital) 深圳第二人民医院 1 Zhenhua Rd, Futian 福田区振华路1号 Phone 0755 8336 6388 *Nanshan People's Hospital 南山人民医院 89 Taoyuan Rd, Nanshan 南山区桃园路89号 Phone 0755-26553111 The following dentists give excellent service * Arrail Dental, G3 and G4 Shun Hing Square (Diwang Building) Shennan Ave 罗湖区深南东路5002号信兴广场地王商业中心G3&G4层2单元 Phone 0755 2583 5788 * Ace Dental, 3409 Excellence Times Plaza, Yitian Rd, Futian District 福田区益田路卓越时代广场3409 Phone 0755-83815811 / 0755-83815833 Communication * Spaxtel. Since VoIP services don't work well in China, this service is good for calling internationally, has good call quality, and is reasonably priced. Go next *Guangzhou is a journey of between one and two hours by train or road. *Hong Kong is just across the border, with a travel time of perhaps 90 minutes centre-to-centre, depending on border-crossing time. *Zhuhai and Macau can be reached by hovercraft ferry from Shekou. *Dongguan is thirty minutes north by train or road. *Huizhou is forty minutes north-east by bus from the Luohu station bus depot. commons:深圳

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. This certificate, which is cheap and easy to administer, and which allows for travel to Hong Kong without returning to one's place of origin for passport application, has made population counting easier. The Shenzhen Statistics Bureau in April 2010, as of end 2009, says that Shenzhen has an official resident population of 8.91 million, out of which 2.41 million have legal household (hukou) status. The official Family Planning

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government to make the plug-in affordable to personal buyers. thumb 2013 Ford Fusion Energi (File:Ford Fusion Energi SEL with badge WAS 2012 0583.jpg) plug-in hybrid at the 2012 Washington Auto Show. Current production models The BYD F3DM became the world's first mass produced (mass production) plug-in hybrid compact sedan (sedan (car)) as it went on sale in China (People's Republic of China) to government agencies and corporations on December

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in the world. There is a small shop which specialises in English books, Eon Books. The DVD and CD section sells more or less legal versions of excellent movies at prices slightly higher than you will pay to street vendors. This often reflects better quality (but not always). Make sure you go on Sunday mornings when story telling competitions are held for children between the ages of 4 and 8. You may not be able to understand a word but they are cute. *

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Vehicle now available for Consumers in China url http: bydenergy energy News%20Center News 78.html accessdate 2012-02-04 publisher BYD Energy (BYD Company) date 2011-10-27 thumb left Deliveries of the Chevrolet Volt (File:2011 Chevrolet Volt NRMA cropped.jpg) began in the U.S. in December 2010. - Shenzhen ZGSZ SZX Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport - **Qingdao - Qingdao Liuting International Airport **Shenzhen - Shenzhen


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'''Shenzhen''' ( and the so-called Pearl River Delta Mega City had more than 44.7 million inhabitants at the 2010 census spread over 9 municipalities (including Macao) and an area of 17,573 km 2 . http: php china-guangdong-admin.php

Shenzhen’s modern cityscape is the result of the vibrant economy made possible by rapid foreign investment since the institution of the policy of “reform and opening” establishment of the SEZ in late 1979, before which it was only a small village. Both Chinese citizens and foreign nationals have invested enormous amounts of money in the Shenzhen SEZ. More than US$30 billion in foreign investment has gone into both foreign-owned and joint ventures, at first mainly in manufacturing but more recently in the service industries as well. Shenzhen is now considered one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. url http: China doingbizinchina regionalinfo secondtiercities eg_cn_025695.asp title Shenzhen publisher U.S. Commercial Service year 2007 accessdate 28 February 2008

Being southern mainland China’s major financial center, Shenzhen is home to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange as well as the headquarters of numerous high-tech companies. Shenzhen is also one of the busiest container ports (List of busiest container ports) in the world. The JOC Top 50 World Container Ports In 2007, Shenzhen was named one of China’s top ten most livable cities by Chinese Cities Brand Value Report, which was released at 2007 Beijing Summit of China Cities Forum. url http: engld%5Caboutloudi Loudicity Loudihonor 2011 1_327 default.shtml website publisher Hunan Loudi Official Government date 2012-03-28 accessdate 2014-08-04

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