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Shekou Ferry Services Cancelled Ahead of Typhoon Hato

on 08/22/2017 - 07:40 pm

Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. has announced that all ferry service to and from Shekou have been cancelled for the rest of the day today and tomorrow. The cancellation is due to the arrival of Typhoon HATO. 

We'll update this post as soon as services are scheduled to resume.

Up-to-date Shekou Ferry Schedules:
 
 * Shekou to/from the Hong Kong International Airport
 * Shekou to/from Hong Kong Central
 * Shekou to/from Macau
 * Shekou to/from Zhuhai

Brownouts Hit Shekou on Hottest Day of the Year So Far

on 08/22/2017 - 12:09 pm

At 7:30 pm last night, the lights went out all across the Coastal Rose Garden 2 community.


Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.


Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.

The Coastal Rose Garden 2 outage was followed by a similar outage at the Sea Taste Community across the street about an hour later.


Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.
 
The brownout is believed to have been caused by excessive power usage as a result of extreme heat on Monday. According to Hong Kong Environmental Protection Deparment, yesterday was the hottest da ...

Tropical Storm HATO Expected to Hit Shenzhen with Winds Up to 126 km/h

on 08/22/2017 - 09:02 am

UPDATE: at 8:50pm, Accuweather wrote that Hato's intensity is expected to be equivalent to a Category 1 hurricane in the eastern Pacific and Atlantic oceans, before making landfall during the late-morning hours, local time.
 
They predict landfall will be between Macau and Yangjiang with damaging wind gusts around 160 km/h (100 mph), widespread flooding rain and an inundating storm surge.
 
“Rainfall totals in Hong Kong are expected to average 125 mm (5 inches) with as much as 200 mm (8 inches) before the rain winds down on Wednesday afternoon,” AccuWeather Meteorologist Tony Hartman said. Wind and rain will is expected to increase by the typical Wednesday morning c ...

Where to Watch the Mayweather vs McGregor Fight

on 08/21/2017 - 04:00 pm

People have been asking about this much-hyped fight for months. Floyd Mayweather Jr (40), an undefeated 49-0 (26 KOs) former boxing world champion will go up against MMA superstar and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor (28) 21-3 (18 KOs) in Las Vegas this coming weekend.

Here's a list of the best places to watch the fight LIVE! We STRONGLY recommend making reservations as these places will surely all be packed for the fight. Earlier fights start from 9:00 am with the main fight scheduled around 11:00 am. 

For those that would like to wager, keep an eye out on this post and we'll add a link here in a couple of days about how to do so.

WATCH SHOWTIME'S FIGHT PROMO ...

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 ...

Registration Requirements and Fines for Foreigners

on 08/19/2017 - 11:40 am

According to Chinese regulations, foreigners who reside or stay in domiciles other than hotels must register their domicile within 24 hours of arrival. This registration is done at the local police station of the domicile and may be done by the foreigner themselves or the persons who accommodate them.
 
If you stay in a hotel, this registration will be handled at the time of check-in at the hotel reception.
 
Failure to register brings with it some pretty stiff fines. Since last year, police have been more frequently stopping foreigners and asking them to show proof that they have registered. As of August 2017, the fines are as follows:
 

For first-time offenders: a wa ...

This Weekend in Shekou - August 18-20

on 08/18/2017 - 11:24 am

Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter... I know, there are a lot of depressed people out there this weekend as this week many returned to work and school. Fortunately, Shekou has plenty of great events and activities to lift your spirits back up! Here's a list of what we've received so far plus a peek into the coming weeks. We'll continue to update this post with events as they come in so check back often. Have a great weekend!
 
NOTE: Most of the content below appears in chronological order and "as submitted" by event organizers, promoters or venues, to the ShekouDaily directory. If you'd like to include your events or promotions to ShekouDaily or these newsletters, you ma ...

American Entrepreneur Jim Filbird Shares Tips to Success in China

on 08/14/2017 - 10:58 am

American and Shekou Resident Jim Filbird has spent the last 11 years of his life building a dream in China. It hasn't been easy yet he feels he's now on the verge of obtaining his lifelong goals and desired accomplishments.

On July 31st, 2017 we sat down with him before he embarked on a business trip to the U.S. promoting his latest product, the Turing Phone Appassionato, the next flagship phone from Turing Robotic Industries.
"Shenzhen has whatever you may need"

Jim provides some useful tips for those doing business, attempting to do business, or interested in doing business in China, by sharing a bit about his struggles and what's led him to where he is today. 

2017 NCPA International Opera Film Exhibition at Shekou IMAX

on 08/12/2017 - 07:04 pm

The IMAX Theater in the Gateway One Shopping Center across from Sea World in Shekou, Shenzhen, China is hosting the 2017 NCPA International Opera Film Exhibition from Saturday August 12 to Sunday September 24th.


 
Exhibition organizers, IMAX theater operators, media and others attended the opening ceremony at the Shekou IMAX on Saturday August 12th for the first screening.


 
Fourteen internationally acclaimed films from around the world will be screened, two per weekend for seven weekends. 



The first screening, during the opening ceremony, was The Long March; which tells the story of the Red Armys' struggles during China's revolutionary war.




If ...

2nd e-Bike ALERT: Police Confiscating bikes at Shekou Old Street & GongYuan Nanlu

on 08/11/2017 - 10:38 am

At 10:30 am Friday August 11th, police were seen confiscating e-bikes on the corner of Shekou Old Street and Gongyuan Nanlu. 

This is the first time we've seen two operations happen in one morning! Click here for info on the other.



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.