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Petition Passed to Turn Mahjong into a National Cultural Heritage

Petition Passed to Turn Mahjong into a National Cultural Heritage

Over 80 foreign players participated in the World Mahjong Championship held in Chingqing in late October which surprised many Chinese. Soon after the event thousands of mahjong lovers signed a petition which was evenly divided that aimed to support mahjong to be given the title of intangible cultural heritage. The petition drew mixed reactions as [...]

Nov 14 2012, 7:26 am | Posted in Associations | Read More »

Cafe Philo Event Number Two at the BackStube

Cafe Philo Event Number Two at the BackStube

Our philosophical events depend on your support and intellectual input Café Philo Shekou welcomes your participation Debate led and regulated by our Chairman: Alan Brown You are invited to submit a question for philosophical debate. Be controversial, enquiring, push the boundaries, participate. The most popular subject for discussion will be decided by a democratic voting [...]

Oct 22 2012, 7:33 am | Posted in Associations,Featured | Read More »

Southeast Asia Countries to Meet in Celebration of the International Day of Peace

Southeast Asia Countries to Meet in Celebration of the International Day of Peace

Former and incumbent officials from 10 Southeast Asia countries are scheduled to meet today for the China Southeast Asia Peace and Development Forum. The forum carries the theme Sustainable peace for a sustainable future is part of the celebration of the International Day of Peace. Hosted by the Chinese People’s Association of Peace and Disarmament [...]

Sep 21 2012, 9:44 am | Posted in Associations | Read More »

Cafe Philo in Shekou

Cafe Philo in Shekou

The first ever Cafe Philo in mainland China is being held at The BackStube, Rose Garden 2, Shekou. Doors open 13:30. Debating starts at 14:00 until 16:00. Don’t be late or you may not get in. The entrance fee is 50 rmb and includes a buffet from our excellent Tyrolean Baker. Check out the website. [...]

Sep 4 2012, 11:32 am | Posted in Associations | Read More »

Couples Rush to File for Marriage Certificates during Qixi Festival

Couples Rush to File for Marriage Certificates during Qixi Festival

Chinese Valentine’s Day or better known as Qixi Festival was a preferred day for several young couples to get married or file for marriage registrations. More than 730 couples received their marriage certificates yesterday at registration center around the city. According to the Shenzhen Municipal Bureau if Civil Affairs around 150 couples in Futian filed [...]

Aug 24 2012, 11:33 am | Posted in Associations | Read More »

Get Philosophical – Broaden Your Horizons

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Cafe Philo is coming to Shenzhen, the inaugural event is taking place on Sunday 23rd September at 14:00 in the upstairs lounge at the Back Stube Shop & Cafe in Rose Garden 2, Shekou.  There will be a light buffet provided within the entry price of 50RMB.  Doors open from 13:30, best seats go quickest. [...]

Aug 24 2012, 8:38 am | Posted in Associations | Read More »

Foundation Awarded Ten Men who Saved Woman from Drowning

Foundation Awarded Ten Men who Saved Woman from Drowning

Ten men who tried saving a woman from drowning in a river in Nanshan District last May were awarded with 3,000 yuan each by the Good Samaritan foundation. Among the men who tried to save the woman is a security guard, electrician, cleaner and a self employed businessman. The men jump one after the other [...]

Jul 13 2012, 8:34 am | Posted in Associations | Read More »

District Unveils Program to Certify Public Artists and Street Performers

District Unveils Program to Certify Public Artists and Street Performers

Futian district is unveiling a program that will certify public artists of many varieties in hopes to put to an end the evasion tactics used by street performers in evading urban management officers. By September street performers will be issued government certificates allowing musicians, dancers, painters, singers, and others to perform and display their skills in [...]

Jul 9 2012, 8:33 am | Posted in Associations | Read More »

Gamesworkshop Offers Warhammer 40k

Gamesworkshop Offers Warhammer 40k

Warhammer 40,000 is more than just a game. It’s a pastime that is both engrossing and fulfilling. A pastime that allows you to collect and paint armies of Citadel miniatures, then use them to fight tabletop battles. Warhammer 40,000 is set in a savage future age where Mankind must battle for survival in a galaxy [...]

Jun 26 2012, 12:27 pm | Posted in Associations | Read More »

British Day Celebration in Guangzhou

Celebrating British Day in Guangzhou

Join us and celebrate British Day in Guangzhou on Saturday June 2 from 12:00 nn until 5:00 pm Venue: The British School of Guangzhou No. 983-3 Tonghe Road, Guangzhou Fee: 20 RMB adult/10 RMB children below 1.2m A free bus service to and from the site will be provided Buses will depart from China Shine [...]

May 28 2012, 9:35 am | Posted in Associations | Read More »

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