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FREE Family Movie Outing Sunday - Paddington 2 in Shekou

on 12/14/2017 - 12:47 pm

Join ShekouDaily as we take over an entire movie theater hall to watch Paddington 2 this Sunday December 17th at 2:40pm! This is a great way to spend time with the family and come meet other expat families.

Everyone is welcome. There's no need to buy tickets. Admittance is free for your entire family; however, this is a private screening just for us so you will need to join a special WeChat group we've set up to keep track of who's coming to this event. We have space for up to 100 people to attend. Please scan the QR Code at the end of this article to join us!

About the Movie
Paddington 2 is a 2017 British live-action/CGI animated adventure comedy. Based on the stories of the characte ...

How to Enjoy Tonight's Spectacular Meteor Shower

on 12/13/2017 - 01:29 pm

Get ready for 120 shooting stars per hour in tonight's night sky. The Geminid meteor shower is the strongest and most spectacular meteor show of the year. The showers began on December 7th and the peak is expected to occur at about 2:30 p.m. tomorrow; however, tonight between 10pm and midnight is the recommended viewing time as the moon won't rise until after 3 am.

Where to Go and Where to Look

It's not going to be hard to catch a glimpse of the show, if you can find a dark place where clouds don't block your view of the east/north-east sky. Getting away from the city lights may be a challenge for most of us. The nearest areas may be the coastlines or mountain tops. Once there, just si ...

CAUTION: Construction Causing Delays on Metro Line 11 Tonight

on 12/08/2017 - 07:27 pm

1. Tonight (December 8), the last train of Metro Line 11 from Futian station to Bitou station will leave from Futian at 21:00.

2. From Futian district to Nanshan district, the metro will use only one track, so that means departure intervals will be longer than usual.

3. From Bitou to Qianhai, the metro will run as usual. The departure interval is about 8 minutes.

4. The Nanshan station on line 11 and Taoyuan station on line 1 will offer shuttle bus for passengers. It is predicated that line 11 will be fixed and run as usual after 7:30am tomorrow (December 9)

5. The metro between Nanshan and Qianhai won't run during the adjustment time.

Reference: 运营信息 | 11号线临时运营调整

This Weekend and Beyond - December 8th, 2017

on 12/08/2017 - 09:26 am

Yes, many of us are already thinking and planning for Christmas. If you are too, we've got some links below to help you with your dinners, decorations, gifts and more. Before you jump to that though, we have plenty of activities, events and offers going on this weekend and next for you to enjoy. Don't miss them! For those going away for the holiday. I hope you have a wonderful time on your holiday. For the rest of us... Have a great weekend!
 
NOTE: Most of the content below appears in chronological order and "as submitted" by event organizers, promoters or venues, to the ShekouDaily directory. If you'd like to include your events or promotions to ShekouDaily or these newsletters ...

CAUTION: Strong Monsoon Signal Raised - Gale Force Winds Expected

on 12/08/2017 - 08:45 am

UPDATE: The Strong Monsoon Signal was cancelled at 11am.
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The Hong Kong Observatory raised their Strong Monsoon Signal at 7:45am this morning. Strong winds with mean speed exceeding 40 kilometres per hour are expected from the north. Gusts will occasionally reach gale force.

1. If you are not well sheltered from the north, you are advised to take precautions against strong gusty winds. Flower pots and other objects likely to be blown away should be taken indoors.

2. Those planning for water sports activities and operations at sea should take special care against high winds and rough sea conditions. Conditions are particularly rough over the offshore waters.

Last dispat ...

Guide to Shenzhen's 1st International Wine & Dine Festival 2017 (Dec 7-10)

on 12/07/2017 - 01:20 pm

The first Shenzhen International Wine & Dine Festival kicked off at 10:30am Thursday December 7th. 31 vendors from around the world have set up for the weekend to provide visitors with delicious gourmet food and drinks.



To purchase food or drink items, you need to sign up and buy vouchers, only available via wechat. If you pay 100 you get a couple of extra goodies; otherwise, you can buy in increments of 20, 40, 60 or 80.

UPDATE 3pm Dec 7th: Many vendors are now accepting cash so it appears there may not be a need to purchase anything through WeChat. We'll update this post if we notice if that changes.



Prices for food an drink items vary from vendor to vendor. When you s ...

Collision Sparks Emergency Evacuation of Shenzhen Metro Line 11

on 12/07/2017 - 09:06 am

At 7am December 6th, Shenzhen Metro Train No. 00503 was heading south down Line 11 between Hongshuwan South Station and HouHai Station, when it struck a piece of concrete that had broken through the metro tunnel.


According to a preliminary investigation unauthorized construction overhead of metro line 11 caused damage to the tunnel that lead to the collision.



Original reports stated that the line would be operational within three hours; however, National Business Daily, reported that repairs took over 12 hours with the line returning to normal operation at 7:48pm.


The photo above is of the object that the train struck.

 
References:
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WARNING: Massive Crowds Expected to Flood Sea World This Weekend

on 12/06/2017 - 10:06 am

From December 7th-10th, Sea World Square is expected to be inundated with 100,000 foodies and participants attending what's being promoted as Shenzhen's first international wine and gourmet food festival.

Organized by the Nanshan District Government, China Merchants, and Shenzhen Media Group; the event has attracted 100 wine and gourmet food vendors from 28 countries and regions.

The promotion, only in Chinese, seems to make some interesting statements. First, that you'll have a chance to taste hundreds of world famous wines and thousands of world food. Second is their description of us foreigners here... (translated by Google) "Shekou a large number of foreigners. They love to drink a ...

Partial Metro Station Closure During Fire Systems Renovation

on 12/05/2017 - 12:52 pm

The pay area of Shenzhen North Railway Station on Line 5 will be partially closed starting from December 5th, due to renovation of the fire shutter facilities. The affected area is expected to return to normal on December 8th.

The railway station management has implemented passenger flow measures to ensure people will still be able to navigate through the station and transfer to the necessary areas; especially during peak periods.

Here's what you can expect:

1. The transfer area of the northern part of the station will be temporarily closed;

2. Passengers who intend to transfer to line 4 from the north part of the arrival hall of the station can take the four outbound gates at th ...

7 New & Improved Reasons Not to Miss the Excitement This Saturday

on 12/05/2017 - 12:17 pm

Aside from a couple of fighters that couldn't resist coming back for more, there's fresh meat stepping into the ring at Shenzhen's 3rd White Collar Fight Night. We've got the line-up listed below; however, we first want to spend a few minutes going over some great changes and improvements that are sure to make this event one that you won't want to miss.

We met with John Graham, the organizer of the event and founder of Project 0/1 and were impressed by how much the event has grown, the effort they've been putting into this, and the direction it's going in. Here's a peek at what to expect this Saturday December 9th from 7pm to midnight. Whether you've been to one of these fights before or ...