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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.
Original article below
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 ...

Design Society & World's Leading Museum Announce Opening Plans for Shekou

on 12/14/2016 - 06:10 pm

On December 14th, 2016, Design Society announced it will open to the public in Shekou, Shenzhen, in October 2017, offering an innovative and inclusive cultural platform that will show groundbreaking designs from the past, present and future.

海上世界文化艺术中心建筑实体效果图,版权所有:槇综合计画事务所Sea world culture and arts centerrendering ©Maki and Associates
Design Society's upcoming launch is the result of an important pioneering international partnership between leading state-owned company China Merchants Shekou Holdings (CMSK) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), the world's leading museum of art and design based in South Kensington, London.

The Victoria and A ...

Modified POS Machines Stole over 30 Million Yuan

on 12/14/2016 - 09:56 am

According to the Futian Public Security Bureau Xiangmihu police station, more than 30 Million RMB was stolen from thousands of bank cards, the Nanfang Metropolis Daily reported earlier this month. 33 suspects have been arrested in a police sting investigating modified POS machines. These machines can not only capture all of your bank information, but also your passwords.

[Source: Futian Public Security Bureau]
The POS scheme first came to the police's attention in August of this year when the Futian Public Security Bureau Xiangmihu police station received more than 50 complaints of unusual banking transactions on people's cards. One such reported transaction was for ...

China's Double-11 Day 177 BILLION: Gold Rush or Smoke and Mirrors?

on 11/15/2016 - 09:08 am

According to China Daily, Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce giant, and the creator of the now famous Double 11 Online Shopping Day, reported sales of about 120.7 billion yuan ($17.79 billion) in 24 hours, during the world's biggest online shopping day of the year! Not surprising, their CEO Jack Ma, said he was very satisfied.

International celebrities like Kobe Bryant, Scarlett Johansson and David Beckham joined Ma in hyping up consumers at the 2016 Tmall 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Gala in Shenzhen, Guangdong province on November 11th, 2016. 

Scarlett Johansson, Kobe Bryant and David Beckham at the 2016 Tmall 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Gala in Shenzhen, ...

Expat Couple of Shekou Harassed on Shenzhen Metro

on 11/08/2016 - 07:22 am

“We were so, so afraid. Something like that has never happened to us in China," Larissa from Brazil tells Sky Gidge of That's PRD. The article published yesterday recounts the terrifying incident her and her husband experienced while strollling the shops outside the Che Gong Miao Metro Station in Futian, Shenzhen yesterday at 2 p.m.
The man in question achieved notoriety last year after That's PRD reported of this aggressive foreign panhandler. Guide in China also published that he has been accused of sexually assaulting a foreign women.
Luckily we haven't seen any reports that he targets the Shekou area nor that he resides in Shekou; however, please keep your eyes op ...

10,000 RMB Bounty Offered For Exposing Global News Founder

on 10/27/2016 - 11:35 pm

WOW. This video is going viral on WeChat. It is NOT made by ShekouDaily. The producer is offering up to 10,000 RMB for tips leading to the "complete exposure" of the founder of Global News. Watch the video below for more details.


Typhoon Sarika 2016 Forecast History Log

on 10/19/2016 - 09:28 am

The following page contains a history of the forecast, predictions and warnings we shared during Typhoon Sarika. For information on Super Typhoon Haima, click here.

The HKO cancelled all signals at 10:10pm October 18th. Occasional strong winds are still expected overnight. Members of the public should stay on the alert. Since seas are rough and there are swells, you are advised to stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in water sports.

At 8PM. the HKO cancelled the rainstorm warning and the following forecast was issued for tonight and tomorrow: Fresh to strong east to southeasterly winds, occasionally gale force offshore at first. Cloudy with squall ...

Shenzhen Maker Faire 2016 - Full Schedules and Maps

on 10/17/2016 - 05:40 pm


UPDATE FROM THE ORGANIZERS (1:45pm October 20): 

As it stands, based on the latest weather report at 11am on Thursday, October 20th, we have no choice but to dismantle and remove all the booths and set-up at the Maker Faire Shenzhen venue, suspend all activities on Friday and to re-build the scene on Saturday. This forces us to reschedule Maker Faire Shenzhen as follows:
MAKER FAIRE SHENZHEN: Sunday, October 23rd and Monday, October 24th
ZAO Talks Forum: Saturday, October 22nd and Sunday, October 23rd.
Please see the new revised schedule below
Click here to follow Typhoon Haima 

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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.

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

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 ...