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Watch 7 Contestants Attempt the NEW Burger Challenge at George & Dragon on Opening Night

on 08/05/2017 - 05:36 pm

Seven people attempted to finished the new 12-inch Burger at George & Dragon British Pub in Sea World, Shekou, Shenzhen on the opening of their new Burger Challenge last Friday August 4th, 2017.

The first attempt was by four ladies who decided to share it; which doesn't qualify for the prize of the free burger, but they wanted to try anyway. 

The second attempt was made by two young gentlemen.

The third attempt was made by one brave man. If he were to finish, he would have received this mega meal, including a pint of Tiger or Asahi beer, normally 198 RMB, absolutely free!

Watch the video below to see how they did.


Come try the Burger Challenge yourself an ...

Children's Water Fun Zone (Temporary Attraction) with Free Admission Near Sea World

on 07/29/2017 - 11:25 am

If you're looking for a place to take the kids to help them escape the heat, head on down to the Gateway One Shopping Center across the street from Sea World, where they've installed a mini water park and fun zone.

UPDATE: The Fun Zone area, next to the pool, is now open as well. Tickets are purchased separately. See pricing further down the page.


The attraction is open every day from now until August 15th from 4pm to 9:30pm and features two areas: the pool and a water-free fun zone play area. There is no fee for children to enter the pool; however, it is only for customers of the mall. That means that you need to show them that you've spent money inside the mall first (or you can g ...

Funny Bad Lip Reading: Game of Thrones (a.k.a. Midieval Land Fun-Time World)

on 07/25/2017 - 08:29 am

Since the new season of Game of Thrones started a couple of weeks ago, many in Shekou have been wondering who will take the Iron Throne.

George & Dragon British Pub, for example, has been packed the last two Mondays as they screen the show for die hard fans; many of whom have read all the books and make guesses as to what will happen next in the show (which, from what we're told, has now gone beyond what the creator has written about in his books). FUBAR Brew Pub has also had good turn outs as they have also been screening past episodes (with subtitles in Chinese) before airing the new episode to catch people up on the show.

However, not everyone is as engulfed in the show. I ...

Two Dead, 55 Injured in Gas Explosion at Restaurant

on 07/21/2017 - 11:59 am

If you're wondering why the police, fire departments and urban management teams crack down on restaurants in Shekou so much, safety. 

A massive explosion rocked Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province this morning at 8:40am, according to ahwang.cn. Two people are confirmed dead, with 55 injured, 12 of them seriously.

Watch this compilation of videos showing the explosion itself and the aftermath.

Preview: NEW Sea World Culture and Arts Center (Coming Soon)

on 07/20/2017 - 02:42 pm

The new Sea World Culture and Arts Center, China's "first major design museum" is nearing completion and Design Society has recently released some photos. The upcoming launch is the result of an important pioneering international partnership between leading state-owned company China Merchants Shekou Holdings (CMSK) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), the world's leading museum of art and design based in South Kensington, London. More on that here.



It is designed by Award-Winning Japanese Modernist Master Architect Fumihiko Maki, 88, who has two master degrees (Master of architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art, and a Master’s degree from the Design Sch ...

[VIDEO] Terrifying Scene at Shenzhen Walmart - 2 Killed 9 Injured

on 07/17/2017 - 09:43 am

Originally reported by state run Xinhua News, photos and videos of the terrifying scene where a man armed with a kitchen knife at a Wal-Mart in Bao'an, Shenzhen killed two people and wounded nine others last night have been going viral all over Chinese social media. Here's a compilation video of the scene.

 
---------------Source: Outlook News:
The 30-year-old suspect was detained following the attack in the outlet in the city's Bao'an district, Xinhua news agency said, citing local police.Knife attacks are not uncommon in China.In May, a man believed to be suffering mental health problems killed two people and injured 18 in a rampage in southwest Guizhou province.In January a man ...

Suggestions Needed for New Chinese Food Restaurant Guide

on 07/11/2017 - 10:55 am

Leon Baumann is visiting Shekou from Germany on an internship for ShekouDaily. While he's here he's going to help us make a Guide to Chinese Food Restaurants for Foreigners.

He's new so we would greatly appreciate any comments or suggestions you may have to help him out. For example, which restaurants to visit, what type of food, where to avoid, etc.

Also, if you're Chinese and would like to join him, he could really use some local expert opinions and guidance.
 
Click here to email us if you'd like to help.
 
Welcome Leon!
 

 

Shekou's First Staff-Less Convenience Store (Maybe Shenzhen's?)

on 07/10/2017 - 07:12 pm

There was a lot of hype this morning about a new self-help supermarket that opened in Hangzhou today. According to an article published by Shekou News today, in this new store, there are no cashiers. Customers enter the store by scanning their phone at metro station-style turnstiles which keeps track of who they are. Then they're body-scanned on the wait out and charged automatically.

Watch this video of the experience. It's in Chinese but you'll get the point.



On July 4th, 2017, Technode reported of another similar store in Zhongshan. "As the first significant venture funding in this field, China’s automated convenience store manufacturer BingoBox announced Monday that ...

Expats Attend Opening Ceremony of Shenzhen's Binhai Promenade (Western Corridor)

on 07/03/2017 - 01:53 pm

After nearly two years of intense construction Shenzhen's Western Binhai Promenade, from Sea World to the Shenzhen Bay Sports Park, has officially opened!
 


The opening ceremony took place at about 8:00am July 3rd and was officiated by Nanshan District Mayor Wang Qiang.


 
Gary Isse, the Founder of ShekouDaily, took part in the ceremony along with high ranking district and city officials.  
 

 

 
Watch a short video of the unveiling...


(Video courtesy of Mike Sagan of Kid Kraft)

 
The ceremony was attended by over 200 people including government officials from Nanshan district and the city; 30 people from the media, and rep ...

Synthetic Project Performing LIVE in Shekou this Saturday

on 06/22/2017 - 03:22 pm

Come watch the most thrilling dance show ever witnessed at a night club in Shekou! Synthetic Project will be peforming LIVE June 24th from 10:30 pm in Sea World. Tickets are just ¥100 RMB and include two drink tickets and a raffle ticket for a chance to win ¥3000 in cash!

COME EARLY TO ENSURE YOU GET A GOOD SEAT. Space is limited. Reservations recommended. Call 2686-7649 for more information.



Synthetic Project has been performing at major cities across China over the last four years and will not be making this special appearance at X-TA-SEA's 15 Year Anniversary Celebration. The illuminating technology they use in their performance incorporates li ...