This Weekend and Beyond - February 9, 2018

on 02/09/2018 - 01:37 pm

For those of you sticking around Shenzhen this Spring Festival, we have an exciting weekend and coming week lined up with great CNY and Valentine's Day promos. Have a great weekend and holiday!
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Robo-Cops Patrolling Shenzhen North Railway Station During Spring Festival Travel Rush

on 02/08/2018 - 07:03 pm

A police officer helps a child interact with one of the automated police robots at Shenzhen North railway station during the Spring Festival travel rush in Shenzhen City, south China's Guangdong Province, on February 7, 2018.

Some 20 robot policemen are patrolling the north railway station in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, to help keep passengers safe during the Spring Festival travel rush.

The robots, about 1 meter high, have been on the job since Wednesday. They can aid their human colleagues in duties, such as asking passengers passengers not to smoke and searching for suspects.

Passengers can also get in touch with the human policemen through the ...

Traffic Q&A - Bicycles, e-bikes and General Traffic Questions

on 02/08/2018 - 09:56 am

The Management and Service Center for Expats has recently released this "Traffic Laws and Regulations Q & A list" created after receiving questions from expats here in Shekou. For more information or details regarding any of these, please contact the service center using the contact information at the end of the article.

1. Who has the right of way when crossing a pedestrian crossing when the light shows green for pedestrians to cross.
Answer: Pedestrians should follow the directions of the signal light when they are crossing the street via a pedestrian crossing controlled by a red or green light. If there is a green crossing light for pedestrians, or even a crossing w ...

What's Going On With China Merchants Tower in Sea World?

on 02/07/2018 - 01:51 pm

Some of you may have noticed that China Merchants Tower in Sea World has been lit up in various colors over the last few nights. The patterns have been unintelligible leading many to wonder what's going on inside the building.

UPDATE: This timelapse video was taken late night on February 8th, 2018

We've received confirmation that China Merchants Tower is being prepared to don a special light display for the Chinese New Year starting next week. Exactly what will be displayed is not confirmed; however, rumor has it that it may spell out "I (Heart) China" similar to the building pictured below.