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Lost Laowai: Bilingual Map App for Foreigners in China

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Need a reliable up-to-date map app for China that shows everything in English/Pinyin/Chinese and can get you anywhere you need to go? Want to ride buses in China but can't read Chinese? Lost Laowai may be just for you!... Read full article

SWIS Mo Bros Movember Wrap-Up - Mo Bros Calendars Now Available!

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On Friday, November 30th, we had the last in our series of Movember Podcasts at SWIS. We were joined in the studio by Quinton from Artisans Pizza who sponsored lunch for the Movember Crew at SWIS today. Gary from ShekouDaily also joined us in the...... Read full article

Join the SWIS Mo Bros Fight Against Cancer this Movember

by Kris Campbell on

Movember is one of the largest global charities supporting prostate and testicular cancer research, men's mental health, and physical activity initiatives.... Read full article

Freedom! Unlimited and Secure Mobile Internet Option for Your Laptop!

by Gary on

Here's an option for you road warriors or those who need good internet on your computers when you're out of WiFi areas. I use this personally and love it. Makes life much more convenient, the speed is faster than most Wi-Fi and it's more secure.... Read full article

Shenzhen - Hub for Entrepreneurship Hosts 1st Women Only Startup Weekend APAC

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This 54-hour workshop organized by the women for the women, aimed at empowering these highly ambitious souls with enough knowledge, skills, and tools for them to be able to take the leap and turn their genius ideas into a startup. The winners go o...... Read full article

How to Get Your Non-Criminal Background Check in Shenzhen

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If you want to work in Shenzhen, chances are, you're going to need to get a Non-Criminal Background Check. To help you out, Cody Hoffman, has been kind enough to provide us with the steps on how to do so. It may seem daunting, but with the help of...... Read full article

"Should I adopt?" How to support animal welfare in Shenzhen

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In the aftermath of neglect and abandonment, Mayo needs an experienced owner. Abandonment affects both animals and the people who take the left-behind animal into their care. Consider these ways to support abandoned animals in Shenzhen. ... Read full article

Why an adult or senior animal might be your ideal pet

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Most people don’t move to China or Shenzhen with the intention of falling for something furry and four-legged. Taking in an adult animal can make for a deeply meaningful adoption story, as well as one that makes more sense for your capacities.... Read full article

Fundraising Efforts Underway for Young Chinese Burn Victim

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By now, you've probably already heard of the tragic situation endured by Liang Jin, a young Chinese boy who has suffered burns in over 80% of his body. Since May 9th, when he first met an expat from here in Shekou, Shenzhen, a small group of peopl...... Read full article

The last meat truck dog: what Shenzhen grassroots are doing to contain the stray dog population

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Private citizens are taking efforts to curb the stray population, reducing the number of animals vulnerable to cruelty and abduction and avoiding situations like Beauty's, the last of the dog meat trade survivors to be without a home.... Read full article

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