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Super Typhoon Haima Approaches with 205 km/h Expected Winds

on 10/17/2016 - 06:46 am

Many events for this weekend have been rescheduled.Click here for an up-to-date list.

This page is being updated often with information from various weather sources.

UPDATE: 11am October 24th: Many trains into and out of Shenzhen seem to be back to normal; however, not all. Once we've confirmed they are, we'll make the final update to this post.

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As of 11am Saturday October 22nd, ticket sales has re-opened for about half the routes out of the Shenzhen Railway stations.

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Shenzhen Bay Border Crossing re-opened at 9:15 pm October 21.

HKO: All signals were cancelled at 10:10 p.m.

At 10 p.m., Tropical Storm Haima was centred about 280 kilometres nor ...

Weekly Cruises Depart Shekou From Nov 13th for 3,599 RMB!

on 10/15/2016 - 08:27 pm

It's official! The first cruise to set sail from Shekou will be SuperStar Virgo from Star Cruises. Their Virgo Grand Voyage will leave Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen on Sunday November 13th for a 5-Day Voyage to Vietnam and back.
 

 
Virgo is a five star luxury cruise ship with more than twenty-five restaurants, bars, entertainment and activities. It's home port will be the new Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen. the only domestic Chinese port that can accommodate the larger 220,000 ton cruise ships.
 

 

 
We're delighted to have been invited to the opening party and be among the first group of people to embark upon the SuperStar Virgo in Shekou, S ...

New Shekou Ferry Terminal at Prince Bay Port

on 10/15/2016 - 07:22 pm

Doors will open soon as the first stage of construction at the new Prince Bay Port is almost finished. The new 12-story facility, covering 40,000 square meters, will take over customs/border crossing from the original Shekou Ferry Terminal and will also have commercial offices, scenic views, leisure and entertainment activities.

 
 
Ferry services will continue to link Shekou, Shenzhen to Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Airport, Macao and Zhuhai. So far no changes to the schedules have been announced. If there are, we'll update our Ferry Schedules.
 

 
Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen is the only domestic Chinese port that can accommodate the larger 220,000 ...

Get a Booth at the 8th Annual Sunshine Academy Benefit Fair

on 10/13/2016 - 05:50 pm

 
Eighth Annual Sunshine Academy Benefit Fair
第八届阳光公益游园会
November 19, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
California Kids Club Riviera Garden, Nanshan
2016年11月19日上午十点 - 下午两点
瑞河耶纳花园

 
Sunshine Academy Mission阳光公益学校使命
Sunshine Academy is dedicated to love and educate Chinese orphans: instilling dignity and life skills to enable an independent life.
阳光学校专注中国孤儿爱和教育:塑造人格和生活技能,开始自立新生活
 



At Sunshine Academy we believe that each child deserves to be loved unconditionally and that within clear limits they have freedom to express themselves and to reach their full-potential.  We accomplishes this through our full time preschool, evening Sunset Hours program, Weeke ...

Road Closures as Global Tech Giants Come to Shenzhen!

on 10/11/2016 - 09:09 pm

According to the Nanfang Metropolis Daily (Chinese Newspaper), some of the world's greatest tech giants are on their way to Shenzhen. Tomorrow's the start of the 2nd Shenzhen Maker Week taking place from October 12th to the 18th so it's going to be a big day! Not only for tech lovers and makers but also for drivers that need to move across the city.
 

 
Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Reid Hoffman, Ren Zhengfei, Ma Huateng and Kai-fu Lee are just of the few big names that are expected to attend the event. 

If you're driving, pay attention to this map:

The area in red in the main venue area and so will be closed off to cars that don't have special ...

Watch Out For These WeChat Scammers

on 08/05/2016 - 10:58 am

WeChat is an amazing tool. It's probably one of the coolest communication tools that have existed to date. Unfortunately, like most forms of communication, it didn't take long for scammers to figure out how to use it to take advantage of others.
 
The Waijiao Resume Team recently published a list of people who have been accused of fraudulent activities on WeChat along with steps you can take if you find yourself being a victim of one.
 
Caution, this is a long list. Click here to read on.

'World's Saddest Polar Bear' Exhibited in Guangzhou

on 08/03/2016 - 08:41 am

When you feel like complaining about the heat, at least be thankful you're not Pizza.
 
This poor polar bar, named Pizza, is being exhibited in a shopping center in Guangzhou. Some have found this atrocious and news is spreading quickly online. Netizens have started referring to him as the "world's saddest polar bear".
 

 
The park's deputy manager, Li Chengtang, responded to complaints saying that it's hard to judge the appropriateness of the living space since China doesn't have regulations about such things... In addition, the theme park spends tens of thousands of yuan on Pizza's food, and provides the bear with advanced medical care, Li added.
 
 
&nbs ...

Typhoon Nida Photos of Coastal Rose Garden Shekou

on 08/02/2016 - 10:38 am

We took a short stroll down Coastal Rose Garden at 8am this morning to have a look at what kind of damage Typhoon Nida caused. There were heavy winds last night with gusts as high as 145 km/h so we were curious to see how our little town held up. Nobody was open (voluntarily) yet except for HH Gourmet. Here are some photos from our stroll (click photos below to enlarge).
 
 















 




Typhoon NIDA Expected to Hit the PRD with 130+ km/h Winds

on 07/31/2016 - 04:51 pm

FINAL UPDATE: As of 10:15am August 3rd, ferry service will resume as normal.

 
We took a stroll down Coastal Rose Garden in Sea World at 8:00 am this morning to have a look at the aftermath of Typhoon NIDA. Click here to view photos.

UPDATE: By 5pm today all weather warnings from the Hong Kong Observatory and Shenzhen were cancelled. We will make one last update when we can confirm that the ferries are running again.

UPDATE: At 12:41pm the Hong Kong Observatory downgraded the warning from Strong Wind Signal No.8 to 3 and will consider cancelling all Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals. They caution that although rainstorm warning have been cancelled, people sh ...

Why China Can Do Whatever It Wants in the South China Sea

on 07/13/2016 - 03:38 pm

Yesterday, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague (PCA) announced that there was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to the areas falling within the 'nine-dash line.' The Philippines welcomed the decision; however, China, has called it 'ill founded'. President Xi Jinping said earlier this month: 'We are not afraid of trouble.' His government has boycotted the proceedings, saying the court has no jurisdiction over the issue, and that it will ignore the ruling.

 
Over the last couple of days videos have appeared all over the Internet and Social Media broadcasting Chinese military forces flexing their muscles in a show of defiance. Is this something we should be ...