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Police Checking Foreigners Registration Tonight (500 RMB Fine)!

on 10/10/2016 - 06:49 pm

UPDATE: 5 Foreigners Detained and Fined for Failure to Register 

According to Aaron Cannon, owner of Chill's Bar in Shekou, who is in close communication with the local police department: police officers will be checking passports and registration of foreigners tonight and issuing fines of 500 RMB. Here is his statement released earlier tonight:
 
"Attention!!! Shekou foreign affairs police officer just notified me that they will tonight do an operation to check passports and house registrations. Please carry your passport and a copy of your receipt for your registration at all times tonight. There will be a fine of 500 yuan per person for not caring and following the policy. ...

Shekou Car-Free Awareness Day Sunday September 25th

on 09/24/2016 - 10:24 pm

The Shekou Community Foundation, in cooperation with the Nanshan Traffic Transport Bureau has organized this event to bring awareness to the international Car-Free movement; which observes World Car Free Day on September 22nd.
 
From 9am on Sunday September 25th the streets of Shekou near Sea World and NH e-Cool plan to be bustling with people and activities; including a parade, farmers markets, peddlers, street art, classrooms, art activities, guest speakers, food carts, international performances and more!
 
See the map below for location details. If you're planning to drive in the area, you may want to avoid the marked streets.
 
Source: BarryWilson
 

 

What's up with the air sirens?

on 09/18/2016 - 11:08 am

There's no need to panic. The Shenzhen Municipal Government is doing some early warning testing from 11:00 am to 11:15 of the city's air raid alarm. There will be three: A pre alarm, an air raid siren and the all clear.
 
- Pre-Alarm: 36 seconds, stop 24 seconds, 3 times. 
- Air Raid Alarm: 6 seconds, stop 6 seconds, 15 times
- The All-Clear: 3 minutes straight.
 
深圳市政府提醒:9月18日11时0至15分,全市将试鸣防空警报,鸣放次序:预先警报(鸣36秒,停24秒,3遍为一个周期)、空袭警报(鸣6秒,停6秒,15遍为一个周期)和解除警报(鸣3分钟),请市民听到警报声勿惊慌。深圳市突发事件预警信息发布中心2016年9月16日发布。

Watch a Lunar Eclipse this Mid-Autumn Festival

on 09/14/2016 - 05:48 pm

According to the Hong Kong Observatory, we will have a chance to witness penumbral lunar eclipse during the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday. Weather permitting we can catch a glimpse at 3.05am September 17. The event will last for four hours and three minutes
 
As the moon passes through the penumbra (partial shadow) of the Earth, the moon will become slightly dimmer. More information to assist moon-watching by the public, the times of moonrise, transit, moonset, full moon and penumbral lunar eclipse during the Mid-Autumn Festival period are available here. 
 
The last lunar eclipse during the Mid-Autumn full moon that was visible in Hong Kong was a total lunar eclipse on ...

Meranti is Coming... a Mid Autumn Festival Typhoon?

on 09/12/2016 - 10:55 pm

UPDATE: 3pm Wednesday Sept 14th. The Hong Kong Observatory today announced that "Super Typhoon Meranti was estimated to be about 570 kilometres east of Hong Kong (near 22.6 degrees north 119.7 degrees east) and is forecast to move northwest at about 20 kilometres per hour towards the coast of Fujian.... according to the present forecast track of Meranti, winds generally over Hong Kong today are not expected to strengthen significantly and the chance of issuing the Strong Wind Signal No.3 today is not high. Meranti is expected to be closest to Hong Kong tomorrow morning, skirting around 400km to the east of the territory. There will be occasionally strong winds over offshore waters and o ...

Over 15,000 RMB in Prizes at ShekouDaily's Welcome Back Party Friday August 19th!

on 08/17/2016 - 12:28 pm

Come to ShekouDaily's Welcome Back Party this Friday August 19th for a chance to win many great prizes! We have over 15,000 RMB in food, drinks, lessons, doctor visits and more from these great businesses across Shekou!



If you're planning to play in the games tournament, don't forget to arrive by 6:30 for team registration (individuals welcome)!

Click here to learn more about the Party; including a chance to get in free!

If you've already registered and received a free ticket but can't make it, please remember to "Release your ticket" so others can come in your place!

See you there!

Mexican Fine Pop Singer Re-unites with Cousin During Shekou Tour This Week

on 08/16/2016 - 04:48 pm

UPDATED Aug 18th: Added showtimes to the schedule.
Mexican singer Vanessa Zamora released her critically acclaimed debut album, "Hasta la Fantasia" in Mexico in 2014 with two hit songs "Te Quiero Olvidar" and "Para Siempre." They were embraced on both sides of the border as she toured Mexico and the US.

This two-nation 'Hasta La Fantasia' tour propelled Vanessa into the indie scene next to indie pop starlets Natalia Lafourcade and Carla Morrison and opened doors for her to share the stage with Ximena Sariñana and collaborate on a project with Paulino Monroy; two well-known Mexican artists.
 

 
Vanessa is now promoting her new single “Nada Se Perdió,&rd ...

Juanito is Back! Look Out Sea World!

on 08/10/2016 - 11:51 am

Juan Hernandez, aka Juanito, returned to Shekou this week after spending four months as GM of McCawley's in Futian. He hasn't returned to the McCawley's family though. He has a new role as GM of one of Shenzhen's top Food and Beverage/Entertainment companies.
 
 
 
The Riverflow Group has hired Juanito as the new Manager of Shark Mediterranean Seafood Restaurant in Sea World.
 

 
Juanito has a long history in Shekou. Many of you may already know him from his role at Coyote's Mexican Cantina (Now Tequila Coyote's Mexican Food & Grill). He was the first cook hired when Coyote's opened in 2010 and was promoted to manager just 10 months later. Coyote's ...

ShekouDaily 2016 FREE Welcome Back Party

on 08/08/2016 - 05:13 pm

ShekouDaily is proud to be teaming up with Blu Bamboo, Exotic Winds Spanish Wines and Vedett Beer to bring you this exciting opportunity to re-unite with friends after the long summer break, make some lasting new friendships, and have a great time.
 
Join us on Friday August 19th from 7-10pm at Blu Bamboo in SeaWorld for this FREE Welcome Back Party with an open buffet and freeflow drinks!
 
Hurry and RSVP though (using the link at the end of this post), we only have 150 FREE Tickets. If you didn't make it in time to get a free ticket, don't worry, you can still join us. The cost is just ¥100 at the door.
 


THE BUFFET
Here's a peek at the buffet available b ...

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).