Shenzhen's lovebirds rushed to tie the knot on Valentine's Day, which falls on today. Long queues of couples formed at marriage registration offices across the city, waiting to get their marriage certificates. A total of 1,211 couples across the city had their marriage registered on the day alone as of 6 p.m., according to the city’s civil service bureau.
Members of rescue teams from the Shenzhen Rescue Volunteers Federation have been working against the clock to search for survivors in Türkiye's quake-hit areas since their arrivals in rapid succession.
After a three-year hiatus, Shenzhen Marathon is set to return Feb. 19, organizers said at a press conference this morning. The long-awaited event will start at 7:30 a.m. at the Civic Center.
Shenzhen Rescue Volunteers Federation sent a six-member advance unit today to join a non-governmental team from China to aid the rescue operation in Türkiye, where powerful earthquakes hit Monday. Sülooğlu Süleyman, a Turkish soccer coach living in Shenzhen, is one of the members who left Shenzhen this afternoon on the rescue mission. Other five members, Chen Yuan, Yang Chao, Yang Chuanqi, Chen Tao and Dai Wei, are all experienced in earthquake rescue.
Cross-border travel between the mainland, Hong Kong and Macao fully resumed with no COVID-19 restrictions, including no quota for arrivals on either side, from today.
The whole city of Shenzhen was immersed in a joyous festive atmosphere in celebration of the annual Lantern Festival, a traditional Chinese festival that features family reunions, feasts, light shows, diverse traditional customs and various cultural activities.