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 ...

Another Weekend of FREE (For Teachers)!

on 09/09/2016 - 08:48 am

There's going to be some rain this weekend but luckily there are many great deals to make it worthwhile to go out... especially if you're a teacher!
Like us, the businesses of Shekou love teachers and are showing their appreciation for the hard work they do by offering some great rewards. If you're not a teacher, don't worry, there's still stuff for you towards the end of this post. Have a great weekend!
A FREE Sangria at C&G for Teachers + 10% OFF the Tapas & Wine Party
C&G is offering Teachers One Free Sangria on Teacher’s Day plus 10% off admission to their Tapas & Wine Party from 8-11pm! There's no purchase necessary. Click ...

Emergency Numbers in China

on 09/08/2016 - 06:21 pm

Throughout Mainland China, the following emergency numbers can be used.
In most cases there is assistance in both English and Chinese:
 * Ambulance - 120
 * Police - 110
 * Fire Department - 119
 * Traffic Accident - 122

For emergency medical services, the nearest full service hospital is:

The Shekou People's Hospital 蛇口人民医院:36 Gongye 7 Road 工业7路36号Telephone: 2669-2314

For a list of other hospitals and clinics in Shekou, click here.

Other useful numbers:

* Noise Pollution Complaints: 12345
* Management and Service Center for Expats: 2667-8381

This Weekend in Shekou (Sept 2-4)

on 09/02/2016 - 10:28 am

What can I say? It's September. It's busier now but at least the weather is cooler. Perfect for outdoor events and spending time with friends and family. Looking for things to do? Here are a few ideas for the weekend and coming up next week. Have a great weekend!
Live Acoustic Performances by Portuguese Guitarist Carlos at The Tavern
Enjoy Shenzhen's finest acoustic Guitarist Carlos Ruivo every Friday and Saturday night while raising a glass or two at The Tavern Sports Bar & Restaurant. Performances start at 08:30 pm. The Tavern is located in Sea World on the 3rd Floor of Zone B, #306. For more info, call 2669.1939.

Viking Party Every Friday in S ...