The first weeks in China can be overwhelming, especially here in Shenzhen, a city of more than 10 million people where Mandarin and Cantonese can be heard on every corner. At first glance, incoming students are likely to feel it is too much to confront at once. It is unsettling when taxi drivers don’t speak … More Introducing the New Campus Advisors!
In the last several years, Shenzhen’s reputation as the new tech hub of China has exploded. Central to this transformation has been the city’s stock exchange, where every day international and domestic investors and Chinese tech companies converge. Globally, the Shenzhen Stock Exchange is often compared to New York’s tech-heavy NASDAQ. On December 6th, 30 … More Peking University Students Go to the Heart of Shenzhen’s Financial System
Huawei surprised the world when it was announced in August that they replaced Apple as the second-largest producer of smartphones. What may come as an even bigger surprise is that if you think you know the company because you recognize their cell phones, you have hardly scratched the surface. On the 28th of November, 30 … More Seeing Innovation at its Finest: PHBS China Studies Course Visits Huawei
On November 27th, the International Student Union (ISU) organized a special showing of “Crazy Rich Asians” for Peking University students. The movie has become an international sensation and is sure to get even bigger as its audience in mainland China grows. The organizers did well to cater to students’ busy schedules: “The event provided students … More ISU Launches New Movie Nights with Showing of “Crazy Rich Asians”
点都德 (Dian Dou De) is one of Guangdong’s most famous restaurants and has several branches in Shenzhen. Specializing in traditional yum cha (or dim sum) delicacies, the restaurants motto translates to “preserving the old Guangzhou yum cha culture”. 点都德 serves mouth-watering small dishes in an atmosphere that transports you back to ancient Canton. It is … More Restaurant Review: Dian Dou De 点都得