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Wholesale Markets around Haizhu Square and Yide Lu

Yide Lu and Haizhu Square are well known to many locals and foreigners living in Guangzhou. Today, the area boasts over ten wholesale shopping malls selling a wide-range of items from shoes and clothes to home decorations and gifts.

Instructions to Follow @Guangzhou-China on Sina Weibo

Follow the easy-to-follow set of English instructions, and you will soon be able to access @Guangzhou-China, official English language Sina Weibo account, which gives you a new window into what makes the city special.

6 Plays at Guangzhou Opera House to Showcase China's Drama Panorama

This April and May, the Guangzhou Opera House will invite 4 theatrical troupes from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Beijing and Changsha to stage 6 plays in Guangzhou. The performances will show a panorama of different Chinese theatrical traditions.

Call for Contributors for Our Book

We are recruiting foreign contributors to complete the latest book in our series – Guangzhou Through Foreigners' Eyes. This year's edition focuses on the many roles that flowers play in the life of Guangzhou and its residents.
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Shangri-La Hotel, Guangzhou Unleashes Easter Feast Fun
Shangri-La Hotel, Guangzhou presents its upcoming Easter-themed family fun activities. "Hunting Easter Eggs" Game and Easter-themed buffet at WOK TOO Café are sure to bring you a wonderful weekend.
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Public Transportation Supports Canton Fair
The 115th session of the China Import and Export Fair opens on April 15, and an array of transportation options will put a focus on serving attendees from across the world.
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The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou Announces Smile Asia Week
The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou has announced its participation in Smile Asia Week on May 5–11, where they will sell special limited edition cakes to raise funds for Operation Smile.
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Cancer: The Chief Cause of Death in Guangzhou
Incidence of cancer among the residents in Guangzhou has soared to a level of 248 cases per 100 thousand people, while the mortality rate has risen to 144 deaths per 100 thousand people.
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Water Bus Service Launched During Canton Fair
Canton Fair water bus service is launched to provide merchants and guests with a comfortable transit featuring both ease of use and beautiful scenery. It starts from Pazhou International Convention Center Ferry Pier and ends at Xidi Ferry Pier.
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Guangzhou to Forbid Excessive Packaging
The regulation, effective from October 1, stipulates that products manufactured, sold and designed in Guangzhou should use simple packaging which can be conveniently disassembled.
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Springtime Vegetarianism – A Perfect Vision of Health and Wellness
This April, master chef John Deng from Le Chinois Cantonese Restaurant presents his new seasonal healthy menus, exploring locally produced vegetables and a variety of local organic greens.
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11 New Guangzhou Metro Lines will be Launched by 2016
Guangzhou railway transportation will have a massive construction, among which 11 new subway lines will be completed in 2016.
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Brisbane to Build International Business Conference Hotspot
The G20 Leaders Summit to be hosted in Brisbane this November will provide an opportunity for the city to showcase its exceptional conference facilities, hotels and leisure attractions on the world stage.
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Croisements Festival Promotes French Art in China
The Croisements Festival, celebrating its 9th consecutive edition in 2014, will run from April 11 to July 10. See the upcoming events held in Guangzhou at the end of the article.
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3rd Women in Business Forum Highlights the Choice
The event was conducted using a TED-talk style approach with simultaneous interpretation available to all guests. Around 200 women attended the forum and there was a good mix of Asian, European and African voices being heard across the hall.
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40-year-old Guangzhou Railway Station to Undergo Renovation
The 40-yr Guangzhou Railway Station will undergo a massive renovation. A temporary detour route for distributing cargo will bypass the station from the north.
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How to Keep Pesky Mosquitoes Away
In order to avoid dengue fever, Chikungunya, and malaria, it is necessary to keep away from potentially virus-carrying mosquitoes, said an expert from center for disease control and prevention.
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G restaurant Introduces Healthy Semi-buffet Lunch
Every weekday, Grand Hyatt Guangzhou offers its "Healthy semi-buffet lunch" at the G Restaurant, providing not only authentic Western entrees made with fresh seasonal ingredients, but also a private and elegant ambience.
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The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou to Hold Chinese All-Star Chefs Event
The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou will host The Ritz-Carlton Chinese All-Star Chefs Event from April 24 to 28. The event will feature a selection of the best Ritz-Carlton Chinese chefs celebrating the greatest of the Chinese culinary arts.
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Rituals is Key for Memorial Events
You may have heard of the terms about memorial events and some of the rites that go along with them, but how familiar are you with the specific details of those events in Guangzhou?
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Guangzhou to Host IRB Women's Sevens World Series
Top teams from 12 countries will gather at the Guangzhou University Town Stadium for the Women's Rugby Sevens Tournament, held on April 5 and 6. Admission is free, and attendees will have the chance to win prizes through a lucky draw game.
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Job Fair for Foreigners to Be Held in Guangzhou in April
Hosted by Chinajob.com and supported by the Guangzhou Foreign Experts Bureau, the Job Fair for Foreigners on April 26 will offer over 1,400 positions up for grabs in Guangzhou and across the Pearl River Delta region.
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Ticket Prices to be Reduced on High-Speed Trains
Reduction of fares for 28 high-speed trains that run on the Beijing-Guangzhou and Guangzhou-Shenzhen High-Speed Railways will be initiated from April to June, announced by the state-owned Guangzhou Railway Group.
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Go for a "Taste of Greece" in Redtory
A photography exhibition named "A Taste of Greece" will be held at E7 of the Redtory from April 3 to May 4, presenting fantastic photos of landscape, animals, local customs, island scenery, and heritage.
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Guangzhou's Biggest Auto Trading Center Ceases Operations
Race Course Auto Mall (赛马场汽车城) has ended its run as the biggest automobile trading center in Southern China. The center closed for business on April 1.
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Beijing Lu and Teemall Business Circle Witness the City's Heaviest Traffic
The Communications Commission of Guangzhou announced that Beijing Lu and Teemall business circle are the most areas congested in the city. The data were collected from GPS devices on 20,000 taxis and 40,000 buses.
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Enning Lu Designated as the City's Second Street of Time-honored Brands
Guangzhou is set to establish its second "street of time-honored brands" at Enning Lu, located in the core of old Guangzhou's Liwan district. Construction will finish within the year.
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Government Promotes Investment in Guangzhou
The “New Guangzhou, New Business” 2014 Promotion Seminar for Major Investment Projects was held March 28 at the Baiyun International Convention Center.
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Student Design Competition and Exhibition Underway in GZ
The second city-wide design competition for secondary school and university students will be held from January to May 2014. The competition's theme is "Old and New."
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Guangzhou Markets Sell Frozen Poultry in May
According to GZ government press conference, as of May 1, the GZ government will begin the trial period on a new method of poultry slaughter and distribution intended to prevent the spread of infectious diseases between the birds.
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Guangdong Officially Begins Second Child Policy
As of March 27, the Guangdong provincial government has officially permitted couples in which only one parent is an only child to give birth to two children.
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Heavy Rainstorm Disrupts Air Traffic in Guangdong
Heavy rains have grounded flights and stranded passengers at major airports of Guangdong. Nearly 103 flights at Baiyun International Airport in Guangzhou were delayed and 101 departing flights and 72 inbound ones were canceled due to thunder and rain
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Sheraton Hotel in Macao to Hold Thai Buffet Promotion
This April, the Sheraton hotel in Macao will launch a buffet promotion featuring the bold flavors of Thai cuisine, one of Asia's hottest and most diverse culinary traditions.
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A Taste of Spring, A Taste of the Farm
The Sheraton Guangzhou Hotel has debuted its Yue Chinese restaurant featuring authentic Cantonese dishes, convenient location and reasonable prices. Chef Li has specially designed 13 brand new farm-flavor dishes to be added to the menu.
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Seek a Moment of Peace in the Bluish White Porcelain Exhibition
Bluish white porcelain is among the most famous kinds of ceramics in China. During the exhibition between March 24 to April 4 at Fei Gallery, visitors are eligible for a discount on the exhibited works.
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Chinese Travel Agency Ceases Co-operation with Malaysia Airlines
As the Malaysia Airlines MH 370 disaster unfolds, Chinese travel agencies have experienced a dramatic decrease in tourists to Malaysia. Guangzhou travel agency GZL has witnessed a 40% drop in visitors to Singapore and Malaysia in March.
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2nd Sino-French Business Forum to be Held in Guangzhou
The second edition of the Sino–French Business Forum will be held on Thursday, May 15 at the Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich.
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Guangzhou Library Opens 24-hour Self-service "Smart Library"
Guangzhou Library's first 24 hour self-service "library branch" entered service on March 24.
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The Little Singers of Paris to Visit Guangzhou
The Little Singers of Paris, which has a history of over 100 years, will present a high level children’s chorus concert at Xinghai Concert Hall on May 24.
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Road Names Changed in University Town
In order to simplify some complex road names in Guangzhou's University Town, around 40 roads have been renamed according to the characteristics of the surroundings of the roads.
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