“Sharing a hotpot can eliminate all the frustrations of life. If it does not succeed, try again with another hotpot,” is a popular saying in China. An authentic Chinese hotpot is always a good choice when going out with friends during a weekend. To me, it is one of the most social of culinary treats, … More Exploring Local Food: Chaoshan Beef Hotpot in Shenzhen
First things first, welcome all newcomers to Shenzhen! You are about to experience the most unique time in your life. Do not waste a moment getting settled in! The best way to get to know the city is to get out and explore it with new friends! Before you know it, you will get stuck … More A Shenzhen Checklist for Newcomers!
At some point, everyone who comes to China is going to ask themselves the same question: What should I get for _____ ? Whether you have made China your new home, or just staying a few weeks, it’s not going to be an easy decision. There are important factors like packing all your own important … More Best Gifts in China for Your Friends and Family
On June 05, 2019, the Campus Service Office and Logistics Committee held the first ever campus culinary competition for students and staff. The Taste of Nanyan Cooking Competition took place in front of PKU Canteen 1. Judges and students congregated to watch the culinary magic and ultimately discover who would take home the title of … More Taste of Nanyan Cooking Competition Discovers PKUSZ’s Top Chef!
The long-awaited shopping center in Xili called Cloud City Vankely (Yun Cheng Wan Ke Li) has finally opened to public!!! It is separated into two major sections called Dongli and Xili (east and west sections). Though some of the restaurants had been open already, we recently had the first full look of the new shopping … More Restaurant Review: Hunan Old-style Restaurant—Hunan Lao Fan Pu
A crash-course on 5 easy to use Chinese slang words! Much like the rest of the world, Chinese is a language with tons of slang you can use to describe just about anything. And the truth is, as someone who has spent years learning the language, I think that modern Chinese slang is simply fascinating. … More I Love You Chinese Slang: An Introduction
Just outside of our campus is Pingshan Village, one of the typical “urban villages” of Shenzhen, China. Pingshan caters to the tastes and lifestyle of young people, families, migrants, and locals—not the business or international community you might find in central Shenzhen. It’s a prime place for tasting plenty of authentic Chinese food. Although things … More Famous Chinese Street Food in Pingshan Village
On April 11, 2019, students of Peking University HSBC Business School’s (PHBS) China Studies ‘moving- class’ led by Professor Huang Haifeng, enjoyed a cultural event hosted by the famous Shiyi Tea House, in Nanshan, Shenzhen. This event showcased classical Chinese culture, including Chinese tea culture, Chinese medicine, calligraphy, Chinese painting, traditional dance performances. There were … More Seeped in Culture, a Vibrant Trip to a Local Tea House for PKUSZ Int’l Students
Catch up on the brief history of China’s economic powerhouse and “Most Livable City”. It seems that the celebrations of the 40th anniversary have been going around for a while now. Indeed, there are several reasons for the ongoing celebration in Shenzhen and the Pearl River Delta Region. To clear it up, let’s get our … More Shenzhen’s 40th Birthday!
A group of 39 students from Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) visited the Longgang District of Shenzhen on February 27. The outing was a part of the “China Studies” course taught by Professor Huang Haifeng. Visiting Professor Gerhard Stahl, the former Secretary General of the European Committee also accompanied the team on their many … More PKUSZ Int’l Students visit Shenzhen Longgang District
All the seats were taken, but students of Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) were still frantically crowding into the conference room to find a spot to listen to the speaker, Ms. Madelyn Postman (美德玲•普斯德). She is a woman with an impressive marketing career and a passport filled with country stamps. Ms. Postman was in … More Visiting Speaker, Madelyn Postman – The Woman Behind the Brand
Hou Live is an exciting new venue for showcasing local music and engaging current international acts with a new scene and culture. At Hou Live, beats hit hard, guitars shred, and rockers rage. It’s a dynamic space where the scene may shift from one night to the next. However, the consistent authenticity and creativity blends … More Amplify Shenzhen: Hou Live is New Space for Local and Int’l Independent Music