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Undocumented English Teachers Arrested in Shenzhen
Undocumented English Teachers Arrested in Shenzhen

The Shenzhen Daily reported on August 13rd, 2013 that “several” foreign teachers were arrested because of lacking valid working permits. After the new PRC Exit-Entry Administration Law came into effect on July 1st this year, Shenzhen police seems to pay more attention to illegal working of foreigners.  Read more »

Guangdong Confirms First Human H7N9 Infection Case

A case of human infection of the H7N9 strain of avian influenza was confirmed in Guangdong last Saturday (August 10th, 2013), which is the first confirmed case in the province. Read more »

How to Apply Internet in Shenzhen?
internet logo

As Internet becomes an indispensable part of modern life, it makes it an important issue to deal with when you move to a new place. How could we handle this quickly and easily in Shenzhen?

First, select an Internet service provider.

In Shenzhen, there are three main Internet service providers - China Telecom, Topway and Great Wall Broadband Network. They provide different service packages. However, the packages listed on their official websites or flyers might include other services that you probably don’t need, like mobile phone or TV service. It is better to dial their service hotlines and enquire about the single Internet installation service. Read more »

Kobe Bryant Visits Shenzhen
Kobe Bryant Visits Shenzhen

Kobe Bryant visited Shenzhen on August 4, 2013 as part of his China tour, which is sponsored by Nike.

After being interviewed by media at Futian Shangri-la, Kobe Bryant went to a Nike store at Dongmen, one of famous shopping areas in Shenzhen. There more than 50,000 fans cheered and clapped for Kobe’s appearance. Some effusive fans even climbed up trees and poles for a glance at their idol.  Read more »

A Man with Mental Disorder Attacks Pedestrians, 3 Killed and 5 Wounded

A man with mental disorder attacked pedestrians with a knife yesterday morning near Tianbei Road, Luohu District, Shenzhen. Three innocent adults were killed and 5 wounded in this attack. The man injured himself after the police arrived at the site. All wounded people are sent to a hospital for treatment included the assailant. Read more »

New China Visa Rules Now in Effect
china working visa

The new PRC Exit-Entry Administration Law came into effect on July 1, 2013. The new law is stricter in regulations to both foreigners and Chinese nationals. Moreover, more details in implementation are added. For foreigners, especially who obtain or want to obtain China working visa, the following items should be paid attention to: Read more »

VOL - “Someone Like You”

This is a charity organization called VOL founded by a group of high school students in Shenzhen. They played this cover of "Someone Like You" at the Book City and wanted to raise funds to help autistic children. Their voices may not be the best but their hearts are as beautiful as angels'. Although Shenzhen is a new and immigrant city, it is a city with love!

Their contact infomation:

13922839594 或13420980323 邮箱:[email protected] Read more »

Romantic Places to Date in Shenzhen
romantic date

Recently some of my friends have asked me what places are romantic to date in Shenzhen. This question is never going to be easy to answer because everyone has his or her own definition of “romantic”. However, according to my own understanding to this city and ideas from some experienced friends, I would like to share some information about dating in Shenzhen

#Shekou# Read more »

American Teacher Arrested in Shanghai for School Sex Abuse
School Sex Abuse

Media exposed yesterday that an American teacher who teaches English at elite French school in Shanghai has been arrested on May 13 on suspicions of sex abuse at least seven children.

The name of the American is Mcmahon, a friend of another former instructor at school who was extradited to America last year on similar charge. It is reported by parents that victims of sexual assault include boys and girls and the sex assault might last for five years. Read more »

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