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Yantian earthquake drill

Over 300 people participated in an earthquake drill organized by Yantian District and Shenzhen Red Cross over the weekend.

X9 Alliance rowing race kicks off along Dasha River

The first Shenzhen X9 Alliance of Universities and Institutes (X9 Alliance) Rowing League Around X-Lake Sciensity kicked off yesterday along the Dasha River in Nanshan District during a ceremony where the establishment of the X9 Alliance was also announced.

Shenzhen Reading Month begins

The 23rd November Shenzhen Reading Month featuring more than 2,300 activities was officially launched at the Shenzhen Book City CBD Store in Futian District this morning, igniting residents' enthusiasm for reading.

Job fair for overseas returnees

The 14th Job Fair for Returned Overseas Talents was held at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Futian District on Sunday, attracting over 3,300 jobseekers and over 100 enterprises.

New Metro Line 14 a hit among residents

The newly opened Metro Line 14 has been drawing crowds since it started operation Friday morning. Many residents took the Metro line during the weekend to see the newly opened Gangxia North Comprehensive Transport Hub in Futian District, a supersized underground station with eye-catching ceilings dubbed “Shenzhen Eye,” and to visit leisure destinations in Pingshan which are now easier to reach with the new Metro line.

Fully autonomous Metro Line 14 begins service

​Metro Line 14, a fully automated line that runs through Pingshan, Longgang, Luohu and Futian districts, started operation Friday morning, bringing Pingshan closer to urban CBD.

Assembling a Metro station with 'building blocks'

The Huaxia Station on Metro Line 6 Phase II is among Shenzhen's first of seven Metro stations to be assembled with prefabricated components that are comparable to building blocks in a "Lego" set.

City honors street cleaners on Sanitation Workers' Day

A total of 100 sanitation workers in Shenzhen who have been working for over five years were honored for their efforts in keeping the city clean at a ceremony yesterday, the city’s sixth and Guangdong’s 29th Sanitation Workers’ Day.

Blooming flowers for a burst of color

Last Sunday saw the start of Frost’s Descent, the last autumn solar term of the Chinese lunar calendar, which marks the transition from autumn to winter with cooler temperatures. However, subtropical Shenzhen is still clinging to warm temperatures this week. Sunny days make it the perfect period for spending more time outdoors.