Gulf Times - Shenzhen
China says detains employee of British consulate in Hong Kong

China says detains employee of British consulate in Hong Kong

A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday, likely worsening already strained ties between Beijing and London.

CCQ team takes part in ICT competition finals in China

CCQ team takes part in ICT competition finals in China

A delegation from the Community College of Qatar (CCQ) is taking part in the 2018-2019 Huawei ICT Competition Finals being held in Shenzhen, China.

Shenzhen airport shuts runway briefly after emergency landing

Shenzhen airport shuts runway briefly after emergency landing

The airport in China's southern city of Shenzhen shut one of its runways for three hours after an emergency landing by a Capital Airlines flight.

China's Shenzhen keen to have city-to-city ties with Doha

China's Shenzhen keen to have city-to-city ties with Doha

The official stressed that Shenzhen has its vast experience to offer to Doha, particularly in view of the 2022 FIFA World Cup taking place in Qatar.

Man caught with 1,000 diamonds in his shoes

Man caught with 1,000 diamonds in his shoes

A man who was trying to smuggle more than 1,000 diamonds into mainland China by hiding them in his shoes was caught by customs officials, state media reported on Wednesday.

Shenzhen shares trade at record to Shanghai’s in new economy bet

Shenzhen shares trade at record to Shanghai’s in new economy bet

In a year that hasn’t offered much comfort to China’s battered stock investors, those who picked Shenzhen...

41 workers missing after China landslide

41 workers missing after China landslide

More than 400 rescuers were mobilised to search for 41 people missing after a landslide engulfed workers at a construction site in southeastern China early on Sunday, state media reported.

British academic killed in China, say Hong Kong police

British academic killed in China, say Hong Kong police

A 60-year-old British man who went missing for several weeks in late March, was confirmed to have been killed in China, the Hong Kong police said in a statement after being notified by Chinese authorities.

Shenzhen, Shanghai home sales dive after new rules

Shenzhen, Shanghai home sales dive after new rules

Home sales in the red-hot property markets of Shanghai and Shenzhen tumbled sharply in the week after authorities made it tougher to buy homes in the cities to prevent a property bubble, surveys by a major Chinese realtor show.

China home prices rise most in nearly two years

China home prices rise most in nearly two years

China's home prices rose at their fastest clip in almost two years in February thanks to red-hot demand in big cities, but risks of overheating in some places threaten to put more stress on an already slowing economy.