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December 15, 1990 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Ode to the Trailblazers," a music-and-dance show staged on the 10th anniversary of Shenzhen's establishment as China's first "special economic zone," displayed a bizarre mix of old propaganda forms and new artistic freedoms.
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November 18, 1991 | DAVID HOLLEY and SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The South China dream machine runs in high gear in this bustling, money-chasing, noisy and often tawdry boom town that lures the ambitious with visions of once-forbidden riches. For the past decade they have come pouring in--everyone from simple farm youths to guileful offspring of high Beijing officials.
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February 19, 1991 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tony Ling figured he was into a sure thing. During his first four months playing the fledgling Shenzhen stock market, Ling had seen a 50,000 yuan ($9,600) investment in shares of the Shenzhen Development Bank double in value. "It's very good," he said cheerfully, adding that some of his initial funds came from relatives in the nearby British colony of Hong Kong. "Stock can earn you a lot of money--more than your salary, more even than Westerners make."
NEWS
February 19, 1991 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tony Ling figured he was into a sure thing. During his first four months playing the fledgling Shenzhen stock market, Ling had seen a 50,000 yuan ($9,600) investment in shares of the Shenzhen Development Bank double in value. "It's very good," he said cheerfully, adding that some of his initial funds came from relatives in the nearby British colony of Hong Kong. "Stock can earn you a lot of money--more than your salary, more even than Westerners make."
BUSINESS
November 18, 1991 | DAVID HOLLEY and SAM JAMESON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The South China dream machine runs in high gear in this bustling, money-chasing, noisy and often tawdry boom town that lures the ambitious with visions of once-forbidden riches. For the past decade they have come pouring in--everyone from simple farm youths to guileful offspring of high Beijing officials.
BUSINESS
November 10, 1994 | Debora Vrana, Times staff writer
Homes for Chinese: Largo Vista Group, Ltd., a Newport Beach maker of manufactured homes, said it has signed a deal to export its houses to China. Models are scheduled to be shipped this week from the Port of Long Beach to Shenzhen, China, 30 miles from Hong Kong. The models will be erected in China for viewing by potential buyers. The population of Shenzhen, China's largest "Special Economic Zone," has grown from 40,000 to 4 million in the past 10 years--creating a severe housing shortage.
SPORTS
July 12, 2013 | By Eric Sondheimer
 A group of Southern California high school coaches are headed to Shenzhen, China, next week to be part of a basketball clinic featuring 90 top high school aged players in Shenzhen. Offering their services will be Tom Mott from Santa Maria St. Joseph, Chris Nordstrom from Orange Lutheran, Garrett Wood and Andrian Hernandez from St. Joseph and Bryan Davis from Mission Prep. There also will be a stopover in Hong Kong. Somebody might get a suit made, but since no one wears suits anymore during games, who knows?
BUSINESS
April 21, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
JDS Uniphase Corp., the maker of parts for fiber-optic networks, said it would cut 850 jobs as the company consolidated its U.S. manufacturing. Production handled in Ewing, N.J., and Melbourne, Fla., would be shifted to the company's plant in Shenzhen, China, and to two manufacturing partners, the San Jose company said. Manufacturing at its Santa Rosa, Calif., plant also will be reduced, the company said.
BUSINESS
December 11, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Container terminals in Shenzhen, China, which charge almost a third less for handling cargo than those in neighboring Hong Kong, processed 40% more containers in November as overseas companies bought more China-made products. Shenzhen, China's second-busiest port after Shanghai, handled 980,000 standard 20-foot containers last month, said Gan Huojin, an official at Shenzhen's municipal port bureau. Traffic for the first 11 months of the year also rose 40% to 9.68 million containers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 8, 2004 | From a Times Staff Writer
Two men were arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on charges of trying to export contraband military devices to China, authorities said Friday. John Chu, 44, of Pasadena and Zhu Zhaoxin, 55, of Shenzhen, China, were taken into custody Thursday by investigators from the Department of Homeland Security after arriving on a flight from Boston, where they allegedly negotiated a deal to buy traveling wave amplifiers from undercover agents.
NEWS
December 15, 1990 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Ode to the Trailblazers," a music-and-dance show staged on the 10th anniversary of Shenzhen's establishment as China's first "special economic zone," displayed a bizarre mix of old propaganda forms and new artistic freedoms.
BUSINESS
August 27, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Chinese Stock to Be Sold by Phone: Officials in Shenzhen, China, said they will install a telephone system for buying and selling stock to try to prevent a recurrence of riots by frustrated investors. The riots occurred Aug. 9 and 10 when more than a million people lined up in the streets for a chance to buy stocks. Investors first buy application forms and a lottery is held, with the winners allowed to buy stocks.
WORLD
June 29, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
China's premier urged North Korea not to test-fire a long-range missile, and South Korea called on the United States to speak directly with North Korea to forestall a launch. Premier Wen Jiabao said in Shenzhen that China was paying close attention to information that North Korea might be preparing a launch and urged the Pyongyang regime to avoid any actions that would aggravate regional tensions.
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