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Shekou Stars: Mind The Gap

Mind The Gap (MTG) is not only the longest playing foreign band in all of Shenzhen, they are the first foreign band to have secured themselves a home here in Shekou. After eleven years of ingenuity, hard work, and kickass music, they've earned what m


Brothers in Shekou Fundraising for Family

What can be worse than the feeling of helplessness we get when a family member needs us but we're hundreds or thousands of miles away in a foreign country? Brothers Arnold and Mark Buenviaje are living...


Ecuadorian Community Gathers in Shekou to Support Earthquake Victims

Carolina Zurita, a motivational speaker and writer from Ecuador, has been working tirelessly since news of the massive 7.8 earthquake that hit her home country April 16th. Her goal, to help her compatriots that have been displaced by the disaster.


Shenzhen Dragons in the All-China Cup Championship Finals

By 2013 Shenzhen’s only full contact Rugby team was in danger of dying out. The excitement and popularity the Dragons had built in their first few years representing Shenzhen in matches and tournaments across the country was slowly withering away. If


Patient Shares Horrific Hospital Experience to Help Expats

Patient Xpat was suffering from stomach pains after a visit to Thailand and decided to visit three popular hospitals in Shenzhen. He documented his experience with these three hospitals over two months and nine days to share with other Expats so t...


Simon Says: Can Victims Claim Against Approved Defective Products?

One day when Helen bought new facial masks from a store she frequents. It turns out; however, that Helen was allergic to an ingredient in the masks. She went into shock and was rushed to the hospital. Can she claim compensation from the retailer f...


Simon Says: Is a loyalty agreement between a couple enforceable?

Jill, aged 28 years old, had fallen in love a dozen times, but none led to a successful marriage. As Jill got older, her parents got more and more worried. One day, her mother said on phone, “I will find you a good husband.” Jill and her parent...


Simon Says: Can you claim your medical bills with a third party’s social insurance card?

Jack, a native of Nanjing, is an ordinary laid-off worker. He had been leading a peaceful life. Unexpected that a severe illness struck him recently, and he had to stay in a hospital in Nanjing for a long-term medical treatment. Jack’s bill could not


Simon Says: Are you out if there is an office romance?

Jack works in a Fintech in Shanghai. Although he has a decent income, he often feels lonely. Jack sighed: “I have a successful career but there is no one around me. I have even no one to talk to and to share with. It’s too distressing!” Not long t...


Simon Says: Can Management fees be increased without consent of owners?

Carrie lives in the Twin Towers, a classy community in Hangzhou, which is managed by Swindle Property Management. Swindle initially charged a management fee of 2 Yuan per square meter for a period of five years at the time it was appointed, but t...