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Two Dead, 55 Injured in Gas Explosion at Restaurant

on 07/21/2017 - 11:59 am

If you're wondering why the police, fire departments and urban management teams crack down on restaurants in Shekou so much, safety. 

A massive explosion rocked Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province this morning at 8:40am, according to ahwang.cn. Two people are confirmed dead, with 55 injured, 12 of them seriously.

Watch this compilation of videos showing the explosion itself and the aftermath.

[VIDEO] Terrifying Scene at Shenzhen Walmart - 2 Killed 9 Injured

on 07/17/2017 - 09:43 am

Originally reported by state run Xinhua News, photos and videos of the terrifying scene where a man armed with a kitchen knife at a Wal-Mart in Bao'an, Shenzhen killed two people and wounded nine others last night have been going viral all over Chinese social media. Here's a compilation video of the scene.

 
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The 30-year-old suspect was detained following the attack in the outlet in the city's Bao'an district, Xinhua news agency said, citing local police.Knife attacks are not uncommon in China.In May, a man believed to be suffering mental health problems killed two people and injured 18 in a rampage in southwest Guizhou province.In January a man ...

Fighters Gather in Futian Ahead of Shenzhen's Second White Collar Fight Night.

on 06/10/2017 - 12:04 pm


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Fans and media from across Shenzhen gathered at Xpats Bar in Futian District Saturday night for the first opportunity to officially meet the fighters of Shenzhen's second White Collar Fight Night.
 
Like many pre-boxing press conferences, there was some trash talking and jabs at opponents during the event. See the video below of the full event (about 15 mintues); or click here to watch the hi-res version on YouTube (vpn required if watching from within CHina).
 

 
John Graham of Project 01, the event organizer, introduced ...

How to Register Your Drone - REQUIRED BY LAW

on 06/06/2017 - 01:31 pm

On May 30th, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced that effective June 1st, 2017 drone owners are required by law to register their drones, if they weigh more than 250 grams, with the CAAC.

"Drones have become a serious hazard in many Chinese cities, and have severely interfered with civil aviation," said Zhang Ruiqing, deputy head of the Office of Air Traffic Regulation of the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Anyone flying drones illegally will be punished in accordance with public security regulations, the authorities have said.

An online registration system is now available and can be found here. Unfortunately, it's only in Chinese.


The Management a ...

Drone Video of Hundreds of Bottlenose Dolphins Off South China Coast

on 04/22/2017 - 04:31 am

In the early morning hours of Saturday April 22nd, Xinhua News tweeted that 600 bottlenose dolphins were seen off the South China Coast.
 
This rare video footage was captured by fishing enthusiasts using their drone. 
 

Source: https://twitter.com/XHNews/status/855510576847626240
 
 

 
 

FREE COFFEE at ALL Starbucks in China from 9am til Noon Saturday April 22nd to Celebrate Earth Day!

on 04/21/2017 - 09:27 pm

In celebration of Earth Day, Starbucks will give free coffee to anyone who brings their own non-paper "Starbucks" branded cup to any Starbucks in China from 9am til noon on Saturday April 22nd, 2017 (equivalent to 12 oz or 355ml).
 

Source: Starbucks Official WeChat account post... http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/o-oWugyuMI6e8MylidiHHA
 
The post also states that whenever you bring your own Starbucks cup you qualify for a 3 RMB discount on any handmade drinks. There are also a couple of other promotions; for example for cold coffee or getting drink coupons; however, many terms and conditions apply so don't expect those
 

Task Force Removing Shared Bikes from the Streets

on 02/27/2017 - 02:17 pm

A special task for has been assigned to clean up the streets of Shanghai. According to a story released by City Weekend today, the task force was spotted in Huangpu district removing bikes from sharing apps such as Mobike.

Source: City Weekend Shanghai
 
The reason cited is "these bikes were now taking up communal parking spots, leaving no room for residents, shop keepers and those of us who own bikes and scooters to park."
 
Residents and property management have been making the same complaints in Shekou recently so it's possible that we'll see the same thing happen here.
 
Click here for the complete story.

VC Event and Famous Chinese Pop Stars Come to Sea World

on 02/23/2017 - 10:54 am

This weekend is going to be huge for Sea World in Shekou. Chinese Pop Stars will come to perform at the gala event for a Global Entrenreneurship and Innovation Forum.
 

 
The event is focusing on the fields of artificial intelligence, consumer upgrades, corporate services, creative and pan-entertainment. It has attracted VC firms and inventors from Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xiamen, Chenghu, Shenzhen and even a representative from Google. Television stations from each of the beforementioned cities will also be there to record the event and plan to broadcast it across the country on February 26th.
 

 
The forum itself; which will take place at the Hilton Shekou ...

Avoid Potentially Deadly H7N9 Virus this Winter and Spring Holiday

on 01/13/2017 - 11:29 pm

 
UPDATE: On January 17th, Xinhua News reported that a new human H7N9 avian flu case in Hunan Province was reported on Monday. That's eight cases in the last 16 days; including three deaths!

UPDATE: On January 15th, Xinhua News reported that a new human H7N9 avian flu case in southwest China's Guizhou Province was reported on Sunday. In the same article they also mentioned the death on Saturday of a 36-year-old roast-duck vendor from Henan Province.
 
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The Bird Flu has once again been making headlines across China as new human infections of the deadly H7N9 virus are being reported aro ...

Full-Service Check-In Now Available at the New Shekou Cruise Center

on 12/21/2016 - 03:20 pm

Cathay Pacific recently announced that it is the first airline to open a dedicated check-in service at the new at Shekou Cruise Center (aka: new Ferry Terminal) to now provide one-stop service.
 
"Cathay Pacific customers from the Pearl River Delta region can now enjoy the airline’s dedicated check-in service at Shenzhen’s new Shekou Cruise Home Port, ensuring greater convenience and an enhanced travel experience before they board our flights in Hong Kong." 


Photo credit: Cathay Pacific
 
Cathay Pacific General Manager Sales PRD & Hong Kong Liza Ng said that "On arrival at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), customers can step straight from th ...