87 Results in category Shekou News

Opening of the Sea World Culture & Arts Center Announced by Design Society

on 08/19/2017 - 12:18 pm

On Friday August 18th, Design Society announced that the new Sea World Culture and Arts Center will open to the public in Shekou, Shenzhen on December 2nd, 2017.

 
Design Society will open with three inaugural exhibitions: Values of Design in the V&A Gallery, Minding the Digital in the Main Gallery, and Nurturing Dreams in Recent Work: Fumihiko Maki + Maki and Associates in the Subsidiary Gallery. In addition to the exhibitions, the complex will include Extra Time, Xiaoyan I MEW, a multi-purpose hall, a theatre, a restaurant and themed creative stores.



A rich variety of activities including guided tours, talks, panel discussions, workshops and performances will be he ...

Preview: NEW Sea World Culture and Arts Center (Coming Soon)

on 07/20/2017 - 02:42 pm

The new Sea World Culture and Arts Center, China's "first major design museum" is nearing completion and Design Society has recently released some photos. The 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. More on that here.



It is designed by Award-Winning Japanese Modernist Master Architect Fumihiko Maki, 88, who has two master degrees (Master of architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art, and a Master’s degree from the Design Sch ...

City-Wide Dog Checks May Result in Confiscations

on 07/12/2017 - 01:26 pm

According to a document that's been floating around WeChat for the last few days, the Shenzhen City Urban Management Administration Law Enforcement Supervision Department will be periodically checking dogs on the street, from July 10th to July 23rd, for the following:

That they are wearing their leash;
That their owners immediately clean up after them;
That they are not on the list of the prohibited dogs; and
That they are not homeless dogs;


The document also states that on July 19th there will be a massive city-wide campaign to check dogs for the above.

Most of us are completely unaware of any laws regarding dog ownership in Shenzhen; however, there are MANY. One importan ...

Shekou's First Staff-Less Convenience Store (Maybe Shenzhen's?)

on 07/10/2017 - 07:12 pm

There was a lot of hype this morning about a new self-help supermarket that opened in Hangzhou today. According to an article published by Shekou News today, in this new store, there are no cashiers. Customers enter the store by scanning their phone at metro station-style turnstiles which keeps track of who they are. Then they're body-scanned on the wait out and charged automatically.

Watch this video of the experience. It's in Chinese but you'll get the point.



On July 4th, 2017, Technode reported of another similar store in Zhongshan. "As the first significant venture funding in this field, China’s automated convenience store manufacturer BingoBox announced Monday that ...

WATCHOUT: e-Bike's being confiscated by Sihai Park on Gongyuan Road

on 07/10/2017 - 06:20 pm

We received a report at 18:05 July 10th that e-bikes are being confiscated on Gongyuan Road across from Sihai Park. Watch out if you're riding in the area.



If you're unsure whether you're e-bike is legal to ride or not, check out our article on E-bike Laws.


Photo Credit: Pierrot

 

 

Expats Attend Opening Ceremony of Shenzhen's Binhai Promenade (Western Corridor)

on 07/03/2017 - 01:53 pm

After nearly two years of intense construction Shenzhen's Western Binhai Promenade, from Sea World to the Shenzhen Bay Sports Park, has officially opened!
 


The opening ceremony took place at about 8:00am July 3rd and was officiated by Nanshan District Mayor Wang Qiang.


 
Gary Isse, the Founder of ShekouDaily, took part in the ceremony along with high ranking district and city officials.  
 

 

 
Watch a short video of the unveiling...


(Video courtesy of Mike Sagan of Kid Kraft)

 
The ceremony was attended by over 200 people including government officials from Nanshan district and the city; 30 people from the media, and rep ...

Tour the NEW Management and Service Center for Expats in Shekou

on 06/29/2017 - 05:47 pm

Yesterday the Management and Service Center for Expats officially opened along with the Nanshan Pioneers Education and Management Base and the Shenzhen Shekou Maritime Museum.


 
ShekouDaily is honored to have been invited as the official foreigner representative of the Launching Ceremony where the Shenzhen Municipal Committee and organization minister Zheng Ke (深圳市委常委、组织部长郑轲), the Nanshan District Party Committee Standing Committee and organization minister Rao Honglei (南山区委常委、组织部长饶红蕾), and the Shekou street party working committee secretary and director Zhou Jiangtao (蛇口街道党工委书记、主任周江涛) where among the attendees, along with more than ten media organizations from across Guangdo ...

Photo Showcase: Shenzhen's New Western Binhai Promenade (From Sea World to Shenzhen Bay Sports Park)

on 06/22/2017 - 04:51 pm

After nearly two years of intense construction, the 6.6km Western Binhai Promenade, from Sea World to the Shenzhen Bay Sports Park is about to open to the public. China Merchants Shekou has recently shared these great photos.
 




Pictures of the Parks
There are six recommended scenic areas along the newly constructed coastal promenade.

1. Modern Design
Newly designed corridors





2. Flower Garden
The coastline boasts many beautiful flower species: 蓝花楹、红花玉蕊、中华无忧树、假苹婆、朴树、水蒲桃、银海枣、龙船花树、仪花、腊肠树等


3. Steel Lighthouse
Incorporates Shekou's industrial roots into the park's design.









4. Stunning Natural Views of the Mountain, Sea, and Sky
Enj ...

WIN a Stay at the NEWLY Remodeled Nanhai Wing of the Hilton Hotel in Shekou

on 06/21/2017 - 04:30 pm

The beautiful new Nanhai Wing of the Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Hotel is now open and the facilities are amazing. It's a beautiful venue open to both residents and visitors alike. 
I had the pleasure of touring the new facilities earlier this month and I couldn't stop thinking about all the different kinds of events that could be held there. This got me thinking of a great contest idea for our readers...

Send us your ideas for events that could be held at the new Nanhai Wing of the Hilton for a chance to win a one-night stay there!

They have so many great areas that can be used; including their dining areas, sports facilities, gardens, children's area, and even indoor relaxtio ...

Police Out Checking Foreigners and Taking Furniture from Rose Garden Businesses

on 06/18/2017 - 03:59 pm

UPDATE: Latest photos at 4:32pm at Volfoni.



 
UDPATE: Latest photos at 4:28pm in front of Volfoni.


 

UPDATE: 4:25pm. It appears they are only taking furniture and not checking visas or registration of foreigners. One officer was overheard telling a shop owner that they will get a fine of 500 RMB for each square meter that has furniture outside.







UPDATE: New photos taken at 4:15pm





UPDATE: 4:10PM: They're heading towards the Snake Pit


At 3:45pm on Sunday June 18th we received a call that the police/chungguan were out checking foreigners and taking outdoor furniture of establishments in Coastal Rose Garden 2. By 3:50pm they were at the new ...