China’s miraculous economic growth has amazed people all over the world. Everyone has witnessed the stunning speed of development and change. But few have responded by recognizing how China also presents an opportunity to similarly accelerate their own growth. Job opportunities for foreigners in China have exploded, especially in the emerging industries of technology and innovation. To … More PHBS Holds Workshop for Int’l Students on Developing a Career in China
It’s beyond a doubt that 2020 has been a tough year for everyone around the world. As we have been forced in different capacities to lockdown, quarantine or shelter in place, a new kind of vacation has come about: the staycation. China is no exception. Many people are still choosing or being advised to not … More China’s Best Trends of 2020
Can you imagine that you don’t have to go to the zoo to see an alpaca (羊驼), deer, rabbit, raccoon, and meerkat, but can see them in a small but fantastic café? In Shenzhen, it is possible! The uniquely themed Fantastic Beasts Café is a popular spot in the Nanshan district. Go check it out! A café Zootopia! Address: 海德二道天利名城B座6楼610（海岸城喜茶楼上) Coastal … More Restaurant Review | Fantastic Beasts Café
A short economic story about Single’s Day Bella: Single’s Day is coming. There are many things I want to buy. I need to chop off my hands, otherwise I shall become a pauper. Sophia: Me too, clothes, bag, lipstick and so on, all of those I want to buy. Taobao told me that the whole price … More Single’s Day Shopping Festival, Don’t Really Chop Off Your Hands!
Get to know the Cha Chaan Teng! Originating in Hong Kong, the Cha Chaan Teng is also known as the Hong Kong Style Café. Cha Chaan Teng can be historically traced to around 1950s when the western lifestyle became increasingly popular among Hong Kong people. Back then, western cuisine was only served in fancy … More Shenzhen Food Scene: The Cha Chaan Teng!
One graduate on how he found his way from Brazil to Peking University HSBC Business School to a career in China. In 2014, on his first visit to China, Ricardo Glesse stood struggling to count all the lanes of the Beijing street stretched out before him. The size stunned him. Ricardo grew up in Brazil, … More From Coast to Coast: PHBS International Student Graduate Ricardo Glesse
If you have to give more, it will mean more. As Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School faculty and graduates came together for the 2020 Commencement Ceremony on the morning of June 24, the whole PKU community felt how this year the ceremony means more. Graduation celebrates the culmination of years of hard work and sacrifice … More 2020 PKUSZ Commencement Ceremony: Saying Goodbye but Staying Connected
The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, anticipates spring when many parts of China are frigid and gray. To truly mark spring’s brisk arrival, there is another traditional Chinese holiday celebrated each year in early April, Qingming Festival. Many things may remind us of spring: bird’s singing, crisp blue skies, a gentle breeze, sprouting vegetables … More Introduction to Qingming Festival
Shenzhen has quickly gained the reputation of being the entrepreneurship and technology hub of China. If you study here, you get a taste for Shenzhen’s amazing potential. You are exposed to its culture and experience its growth. Now, the innovative city offers an entrepreneurship-focused residence permit for those who earned their degree in China and … More Graduates Can Take Advantage of Shenzhen’s Entrepreneurship Residence Permit
A quick helpful guide to ordering your preferred cup of sereni-tea! There is nothing that milk tea can’t handle; and if it can’t, then have two cups of it. These days, milk tea is the most popular drink in China. Knowing the best spots in the city is essential for impressing your friends and locals … More Milk Tea in Shenzhen
When it comes to weekends, everyone gets stuck on where to go. Maybe you even have no idea where to go. We found some places worth visiting and will share to all of you in articles on SZ Spots! The first place we recommend is the Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning （深圳市当代艺术与城市规划馆). … More SZ Spots: Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning
The Shenzhen Model City Initiative (the “Initiative”) received attention when on August 18, 2019, China’s State Council issued the “Opinions of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on Supporting Shenzhen’s Pioneering Zone for Building Socialism with Chinese Characteristics”. An August 19 report on the Initiative was published by Xinhua, providing additional information and context. … More What is the Shenzhen Model City Initiative?