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The Australian Chamber of Commerce Interchamber Drinks in Guangzhou

The Australian Chamber of Commerce Interchamber Drinks in Guangzhou

The Australian Chamber of Commerce invites you to a Inter-Chamber Networking Drinks Come and enjoy a relaxing evening with drinks, snacks and live entertainment When: Thursday, March 29, 2012 Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Mar 23 2012, 12:41 pm | Posted in Chambers Of Commerce | Read More »

The truth About MSG

The truth About MSG

More than 40 years ago, The New England Journal of Medicine published a letter from a Maryland doctor about a meal he had eaten. That relatively innocuous letter was to ignite a food controversy that has continued unabated ever since. ”I have experienced a strange syndrome whenever I have eaten out in a Chinese restaurant, [...]

Nov 10 2011, 8:18 am | Posted in Medical | Read More »

2011 Summer Universiade Australian Team Guide

2011 Summer Universiade Australian Team Guide

A comprehensive guide to the Australian team at the 2011 Summer Universiade The 2011 Australian Summer Universiade team will witness the birth of three new initiatives designed to promote a singular team identity and continue develop the culture within the Australian University Sport (AUS) high performance program To know more about the Australian Team visit [...]

Aug 10 2011, 9:57 am | Posted in Books | Read More »

2011 Summer Universiade Australian Team Mission

2011 Summer Universiade Australian Team Mission

Australian University Sport (AUS) in collaboration with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and partner national sport organisations (NSOs) has determined the following Mission for the 2011 Australian Summer Universiade Team. We will; Strive to send Australia’s best eligible student elite athletes, staff and supporters from a range of disciplines; Offer Australia’s student elite athletes the [...]

Aug 8 2011, 4:18 pm | Posted in Associations | Read More »

Attention All Burger King Lovers – Burger King Now in Coco Park Futian

Attention all Burger King Lovers

For ages, there was talk of the fabled Hong Kong airport Burger King, a treat for those of us coming and going to and from China, where nary a Burger King was to be found. When the Burger King at Coastal City opened, that all changed and has been improving ever since. Futian residents now [...]

Jul 1 2011, 8:20 am | Posted in Other | Read More »

Shenzhen Ultimate Frisbee

Shenzhen Ultimate Frisbee

The Shenzhen Ultimate Frisbee Club is a group of Foreigners and Chinese players that meet weekly to train and play Ultimate.  We practice on Saturdays, usually at Lian Hua Shan near the Guan Shan Yue Art Gallery at 2PM and we play pickup every Sunday from 4PM at Da Sha He Park near Europe City [...]

Jun 23 2011, 10:36 am | Posted in Extreme Sports | Read More »

ANZAC Day in Futian


This coming Monday 25th is a proud day in the history of both the Aussies and the Kiwis; celebrated each year to remember the bloody day that both those countries became nations in the course of the battle fought at ANZAC Cove in Turkey in the 1914-1918 world war. In true Aussie/Kiwi spirit, following a [...]

Apr 23 2011, 3:06 pm | Posted in Bars | Read More »

BEWARE: New Taxi Fares in Shenzhen


As of today. The fuel surcharge for Green and red Shenzhen Taxi will increase from 2rmb per ride to 3rmb per ride. The Shenzhen Municipal Development and Reform Commission said this was due to an increase in Crude oil prices world wide and has been officially approved by the City Government.

Apr 23 2011, 2:28 pm | Posted in Featured,Transportation | Read More »

From Shanghai to Shenzhen: Which is Better?

the question of which city is better is about to be answered

From Shanghai to Shenzhen: A Tale of Two Cities Written by Pete Cowell Time and time again I am asked the same question: “Where do you prefer to live; Shanghai or Shenzhen?” The answer isn’t as straight forward as one or the other. Maybe it’s the fantastic art deco architecture in Shanghai; a remnant of [...]

Apr 22 2011, 4:34 pm | Posted in Destinations,Featured | Read More »

New South Wales State General Election March 2011


This Bulletin is current for Monday, 28 February 2011. Australians visiting or residing in China are advised that there will be a State General Election in New South Wales on Saturday 26 March 2011. The New South Wales Electoral Commission has an iVote system to allow New South Wales residents in China to vote remotely [...]

Mar 3 2011, 12:54 pm | Posted in Featured,Travel | Read More »

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Australian Business man living in Shenzhen for over 4 years. Well traveled in China and the rest of the world (not that anything outside of China really matters when you are inside of China). Currently involved in the Wine industry, but previously involved in Tobacco, Medical and Logistics Industries world wide.

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