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.