Hong Kong Cancels CNY Fireworks Show To Mourn Bus Crash Victims

on 02/13/2018 - 10:27 am

Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year fireworks show, originally scheduled for this coming Saturday, has been called off out of respect for the victims of Hong Kong's deadliest traffic accident in more than a decade, the South China Morning Post reported yesterday.
As of last night, nineteen people were confirmed dead and 66 others injured from the accident that took place last Saturday when a KMB double-decker travelling from Sha Tin racecourse towards Tai Po suddenly swerved out of control and flipped on its side while making a turn near Tai Po Mei. Six people were still in hospital in critical condition on Monday evening. The 30-year-old bus driver has been charged with causing death ...

Who's Open and Who's Closed During the Chinese New Year Holiday?

on 02/11/2018 - 04:56 pm

If you're in Shenzhen during the Chinese New Year, you'll quickly notice that not every business is open as usual. This can be very frustrating; especially if you made a trip all the way down to your favorite place just to find out it was closed. To help you avoid those frustrations, we thought we'd share this list of the opening and closing hours of various businesses across town.

Artisans Pizza
Closed February 13-19

Baia and BBC
Open as usual

Baia Da Marco
Closed February 15-18

Blu Bamboo
Closed for Renovations

Brew Magic Pub
Open every day:
M-F from 2pm til late
Sat-Sun from 12 noon til late

Open as usual except from February 15th-17th opens at 8pm.

FUB ...

Important Shenzhen Airport News for Spring Festival Travelers

on 02/10/2018 - 03:44 pm

During the first week of the Spring Festival travel season, more than 950,000 passengers traveled through the Shenzhen Airport. To manage the increased passenger flow expected during the peak season, from February 8th, the Shenzhen Airport is preparing additional measures.

At present, there are three specific peak departures times from Shenzhen Airport: 07:00-08: 00, 10:00 -13:00 and 22: 00-23: 00. To cope with the increased passenger flow, Shenzhen airport has announced that their check-in counters and security access points will open at 03:30 am from February 8 to February 14 to allow more time for passengers catching early flights.

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MoBikes "Forbidden" from Shenzhen Bay Park and Port

on 02/09/2018 - 04:30 pm

Shekou News recently reported that MoBike will use a combination of Internet of Things (IoT), big data and artificial intelligence to formally launch an "electronic fence" in Shenzhen during the Spring Festival in order to guide bicycle users to the proper use of and orderly parking of their bicycles.

The first batch of "forbidden zones," to be set up during the Spring Festival, include Shenzhen Bay Park, Shenzhen Bay Port and other areas. These forbidden zones will be marked in grey in the MoBike APP. Users who park and lock a Mobike in these grey areas, will immediately receive an automated message reminder to persuade them to move their bike to an area marked "P" (demarcating parking s ...