Promised Land Annual Fundraiser

on 11/15/2016 - 12:48 pm

Promised Land is a non~profit organization that teaches Chinese with mental and physical disabilities. The focus of our training is to equip children and young adults to integrate into society by either entering the public school system or into the work force. Teaching independent life skills, scholastic skills and work skills determined by the student's capability enables them to be as independent as possible. Promised Land has no set tuition. Tuition is determined by the financial situation of the student's family: many pay nothing and most live at Promised Land. Promised Land is the only school available for most of our students due to the severity of their disability, their financial sit ...

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, ...

SUPERMOON: Best Moon Gazing Spots in Shekou

on 11/14/2016 - 01:20 pm

Chen Xiaochun of EYESHENZHEN today posted about the SUPERMOON event tonight where the moon "will appear up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than an average full moon."
 
With some of the clearest skies in all of China (for a city at least), Shenzhen is a great place to moon gaze. If you're looking for some ideas on where to do so tonight here in Shekou, consider the following:
 

 
 
MOST PICTURESQUE
 * the Eden Garden Rooftop Bar of the Hilton, with their stunning 270° views of Shekou (click here for photos). From there you'll be able to enjoy views of the moon overlooking Shenzhen Bay and even Sea World. They also have a telescope on an ...

Donate to Charity in November - Get Free Food & Drinks at Terrace

on 11/12/2016 - 08:55 pm

You've probably heard of Movember by now, or at least seen guys go unshaven during the month of November. But if you're like me, you may still be wondering what exactly growing a moustache helps to accomplish.
 

 
Throughout this last year, ShekouDaily has been involved with quite a few charity events across Southern China; more so as word spread that we gladly go out of our way to support charities. So it came as no surprise that we were approached by a few people asking if we'd get involved with Movember. In each of these cases, we asked the same question: "What is it we should do and how does it help the cause?" The answers were pretty much the same... "Grow a stache b ...