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China's Double-11 Day 177 BILLION: Gold Rush or Smoke and Mirrors?

on 11/15/2016 - 09:08 am

According to China Daily, Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce giant, and the creator of the now famous Double 11 Online Shopping Day, reported sales of about 120.7 billion yuan ($17.79 billion) in 24 hours, during the world's biggest online shopping day of the year! Not surprising, their CEO Jack Ma, said he was very satisfied.

International celebrities like Kobe Bryant, Scarlett Johansson and David Beckham joined Ma in hyping up consumers at the 2016 Tmall 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Gala in Shenzhen, Guangdong province on November 11th, 2016. 

Scarlett Johansson, Kobe Bryant and David Beckham at the 2016 Tmall 11.11 Global Shopping Festival Gala in Shenzhen, ...

Expat Couple of Shekou Harassed on Shenzhen Metro

on 11/08/2016 - 07:22 am

“We were so, so afraid. Something like that has never happened to us in China," Larissa from Brazil tells Sky Gidge of That's PRD. The article published yesterday recounts the terrifying incident her and her husband experienced while strollling the shops outside the Che Gong Miao Metro Station in Futian, Shenzhen yesterday at 2 p.m.
The man in question achieved notoriety last year after That's PRD reported of this aggressive foreign panhandler. Guide in China also published that he has been accused of sexually assaulting a foreign women.
Luckily we haven't seen any reports that he targets the Shekou area nor that he resides in Shekou; however, please keep your eyes op ...

10,000 RMB Bounty Offered For Exposing Global News Founder

on 10/27/2016 - 11:35 pm

WOW. This video is going viral on WeChat. It is NOT made by ShekouDaily. The producer is offering up to 10,000 RMB for tips leading to the "complete exposure" of the founder of Global News. Watch the video below for more details.


Typhoon Sarika 2016 Forecast History Log

on 10/19/2016 - 09:28 am

The following page contains a history of the forecast, predictions and warnings we shared during Typhoon Sarika. For information on Super Typhoon Haima, click here.

The HKO cancelled all signals at 10:10pm October 18th. Occasional strong winds are still expected overnight. Members of the public should stay on the alert. Since seas are rough and there are swells, you are advised to stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in water sports.

At 8PM. the HKO cancelled the rainstorm warning and the following forecast was issued for tonight and tomorrow: Fresh to strong east to southeasterly winds, occasionally gale force offshore at first. Cloudy with squall ...

Shenzhen Maker Faire 2016 - Full Schedules and Maps

on 10/17/2016 - 05:40 pm


UPDATE FROM THE ORGANIZERS (1:45pm October 20): 

As it stands, based on the latest weather report at 11am on Thursday, October 20th, we have no choice but to dismantle and remove all the booths and set-up at the Maker Faire Shenzhen venue, suspend all activities on Friday and to re-build the scene on Saturday. This forces us to reschedule Maker Faire Shenzhen as follows:
MAKER FAIRE SHENZHEN: Sunday, October 23rd and Monday, October 24th
ZAO Talks Forum: Saturday, October 22nd and Sunday, October 23rd.
Please see the new revised schedule below
Click here to follow Typhoon Haima 

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Super Typhoon Haima Approaches with 205 km/h Expected Winds

on 10/17/2016 - 06:46 am

Many events for this weekend have been rescheduled.Click here for an up-to-date list.

This page is being updated often with information from various weather sources.

UPDATE: 11am October 24th: Many trains into and out of Shenzhen seem to be back to normal; however, not all. Once we've confirmed they are, we'll make the final update to this post.

As of 11am Saturday October 22nd, ticket sales has re-opened for about half the routes out of the Shenzhen Railway stations.

Shenzhen Bay Border Crossing re-opened at 9:15 pm October 21.

HKO: All signals were cancelled at 10:10 p.m.

At 10 p.m., Tropical Storm Haima was centred about 280 kilometres nor ...

Weekly Cruises Depart Shekou From Nov 13th for 3,599 RMB!

on 10/15/2016 - 08:27 pm

It's official! The first cruise to set sail from Shekou will be SuperStar Virgo from Star Cruises. Their Virgo Grand Voyage will leave Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen on Sunday November 13th for a 5-Day Voyage to Vietnam and back.

Virgo is a five star luxury cruise ship with more than twenty-five restaurants, bars, entertainment and activities. It's home port will be the new Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen. the only domestic Chinese port that can accommodate the larger 220,000 ton cruise ships.


We're delighted to have been invited to the opening party and be among the first group of people to embark upon the SuperStar Virgo in Shekou, S ...

New Shekou Ferry Terminal at Prince Bay Port

on 10/15/2016 - 07:22 pm

Doors will open soon as the first stage of construction at the new Prince Bay Port is almost finished. The new 12-story facility, covering 40,000 square meters, will take over customs/border crossing from the original Shekou Ferry Terminal and will also have commercial offices, scenic views, leisure and entertainment activities.

Ferry services will continue to link Shekou, Shenzhen to Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Airport, Macao and Zhuhai. So far no changes to the schedules have been announced. If there are, we'll update our Ferry Schedules.

Prince Bay Port in Shekou, Shenzhen is the only domestic Chinese port that can accommodate the larger 220,000 ...

Get a Booth at the 8th Annual Sunshine Academy Benefit Fair

on 10/13/2016 - 05:50 pm

Eighth Annual Sunshine Academy Benefit Fair
November 19, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
California Kids Club Riviera Garden, Nanshan
2016年11月19日上午十点 - 下午两点

Sunshine Academy Mission阳光公益学校使命
Sunshine Academy is dedicated to love and educate Chinese orphans: instilling dignity and life skills to enable an independent life.

At Sunshine Academy we believe that each child deserves to be loved unconditionally and that within clear limits they have freedom to express themselves and to reach their full-potential.  We accomplishes this through our full time preschool, evening Sunset Hours program, Weeke ...

Road Closures as Global Tech Giants Come to Shenzhen!

on 10/11/2016 - 09:09 pm

According to the Nanfang Metropolis Daily (Chinese Newspaper), some of the world's greatest tech giants are on their way to Shenzhen. Tomorrow's the start of the 2nd Shenzhen Maker Week taking place from October 12th to the 18th so it's going to be a big day! Not only for tech lovers and makers but also for drivers that need to move across the city.

Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Reid Hoffman, Ren Zhengfei, Ma Huateng and Kai-fu Lee are just of the few big names that are expected to attend the event. 

If you're driving, pay attention to this map:

The area in red in the main venue area and so will be closed off to cars that don't have special ...