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AFL: NAB Pre-season Cup

AFL: NAB Pre-season Cup

Catch all the action from the 2011 AFL Pre-season Cup When to Watch: AFL: NAB Pre-season Cup – QF1 Melbourne v Essendon New Delhi: Thursday 24 Feb at 22:30 Hong Kong: Thursday 24 Feb at 22:30 Suva: Friday 25 Feb at 01:00 AFL: NAB Pre-season Cup – QF2 Collingwood v Sydney New Delhi: Friday 25 [...]

Feb 25 2011, 7:13 am | Posted in Rugby | Read More »

English teachers in Foshan, training supplied

English teachers in Foshan, training supplied

At the moment I am looking for some English teachers to start work in the Foshan area of Guangdong.  I was wondering if you could help by sending out the word.  The details of the advertisement are posted below. Guangdong:  Children’s English teachers needed! Currently at “Jinan International Language Village” we are looking for teachers [...]

Feb 21 2011, 11:30 am | Posted in Human Resources | Read More »

Special Photos of Chinese Granny playing Cricket at Aussie Day 2011 Guangzhou!

Special Photos of Chinese Granny playing Cricket at Aussie Day 2011 Guangzhou !

Australia Day in Guangzhou 2011 Who says cricket is not alive and well in China! The subject is “Popo”, the 78 year-old Chinese mother-in-law of colleague David Stokes who had joined in an impromptu game with her grandchildren. The occasion was the Australia Day celebrations in Guangzhou, China. It is an annual function organised for [...]

Jan 26 2011, 8:07 am | Posted in Cricket | Read More »

24 Hour “SAFE MAX” SUPERMARKET Open in Zhujiang New Town in Guangzhou

24 Hour "SAFE MAX" SUPERMARKET Open in Zhujiang New Town in Guangzhou

SAFE MAX, which is said to be the first 24 hour supermarket in China, was opened in Zhujiang New Town on December 29th. The supermarket is located on the 3rd floor of the podium buildings of Zhonghai Jinghui Huating on Liede Avenue. With a size of 2800 square meters, the supermarket serves all kinds of [...]

Jan 18 2011, 3:37 pm | Posted in Distributors | Read More »

Guide To Popular Street Food in China

Yang rou chuan

By Fred Dintenfass, eChinacities.com Sure it’s the time of year for turkeys and mashed potatoes and apple pie, or, if you’re of the Jewish persuasion, fried potatoes and apple sauce. No doubt many readers will be going to hotel buffets on Christmas to gobble as much food and free drinks as possible. But what’s one [...]

Jan 13 2011, 11:48 am | Posted in Chinese | Read More »

2011 Public Holidays

2011 Public Holidays

The official holiday calendar for 2011 is out. With lots of short holidays and designated weekend work days to make up for “days off”, we advise you to print this out, learn it by heart, stick it on your fridge or keep it in your wallet. You don’t want to fall out of favours with [...]

Jan 13 2011, 7:13 am | Posted in Human Resources | Read More »

Readers Competition: A new name for a newsletter

newsletter

With the creation of the newsletter “Update” we decided it should also have an exciting new and catchy name.  Yunno, somethin reeeal Australiaaan!!! Please get your creative caps on and consider submitting a catchy new name for the new regular Consulate General Newsletter. Closing date for submissions is 17th January, with the winner being announced on [...]

Jan 7 2011, 7:33 am | Posted in Consulates | Read More »

Guangzhou – Zhuhai Intercity Rapid Transit Opened

Guangzhou – Zhuhai Intercity Rapid Transit Opened

The Guangzhou–Zhuhai Intercity Mass Rapid Transit (Guangzhou-Zhuhai Intercity MRT) was open to traffic at the end of December as planned. Travel time between Guangzhou and Zhuhai will be reduced from 1.5 hours to 45 minutes. The Guangzhou-Zhuhai Intercity MRT constructed in 2005 is a passenger railway linking New Guangzhou Station and Zhuhai Airport, via Shunde, [...]

Jan 4 2011, 7:08 am | Posted in Transportation | Read More »

7th Annual Guangzhou Santa Christmas Carol Crawl

7TH Annual Guangzhou Santa Christmas Carol Crawl

For the first timers, the idea is for people to dress up as Santa Claus or another Christmas-related person or item, then travel around to a number of bars having a drink or two in each whilst singing some Christmas carols along the way. Everyone is welcome, so bring along your friends! For more information [...]

Dec 20 2010, 8:47 am | Posted in Charity | Read More »

Guangzhou Scorpions Vs Hong Kong Dragons Match This Saturday, Dec. 11

Guangzhou Scorpions Vs Hong Kong Dragons Match This Saturday, Dec. 11

After a huge first game, “The Guangzhou Scorps” have been back on the track and are hosting the Hong Kong Dragons this weekend at Utahloy International School ZengCheng Campus this Saturday, December 11, 2:00 p.m. If it is anything like last time, it will be a day not to miss. The beer, the BBQ, the [...]

Dec 8 2010, 12:12 pm | Posted in AFL | Read More »

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