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  • Instructions to Follow @Guangzhou-China on Sina Weibo
  • 6 Plays at Guangzhou Opera House to Showcase China's Drama Panorama
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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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Conghua Joins Hands with Canton, Ohio for Co-op
The American mayor said he chose to partner with Conghua because Canton is similar in scale. He expressed hope that the two cities will expand cooperation in healthcare and green technology.
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Beautiful Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan
An exhibition called ”Beautiful Handicrafts of Tohoku, Japan” will open on the afternoon of April 29 at Guangzhou Library, where you can find fabulous articles including earthenware crafts, lacquer ware, hand dyed fabrics, etc.
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Source:Crienglish.com

13 Drinks Brands Deemed Substandard in Guangzhou
Eighty percent of substandard bottled water sampled during the inspection had a bacterial content which exceeded allowable limits.
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Source:Delta Bridges

DICE Guangzhou Knowledge City Edition 2014
Organized by Delta Bridges Media Limited, the Delta Inter Chamber Event (DICE) Guangzhou Knowledge City Edition 2014 will take place on Friday, May 23.
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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Immigration Smart Card Comes to Use
Local Media report that an electronic card with a microchip will replace the passport-like permit currently used by Mainland Chinese residents traveling to Hong Kong and Macao. The card will enter use as early as May for the trial period.
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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

CCTV English Talent Competition Launched in Guangzhou
CCTV “Star of Outlook” English Talent Competition has entered its 14th edition, providing a platform for Enlish learners to show their excellent speaking ability. On April 18, the annual competition was held in Guangzhou city.
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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Celebrating the Birthday of Mazu at Tianhou Palace
Mazu, the most respected sea goddess in China's coastal areas, especially in the southeast and Taiwan islands, is believed to be able to predict the weather, helping fishermen avoid sea disasters and salvage shipwrecks.
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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Guangzhou to Build Two New BRT Routes
The planned routes are scheduled to form the BRT network structure which will link the eastern and southern regions of Guangzhou with the existing Zhongshan Dadao BRT.
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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

College Students Discuss The Three Kingdoms
Southeastern Asia students from Jinan University joined a reading salon in the Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen’s Mansion last Sat. afternoon, studying The Three Kingdoms through cigarette cards.
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Hand-foot-and-mouth Disease and Flu Come into High-incidence Season
Guangdong has announced that both influenza and HFMD come into their peak seasons in April this year. Experts advise that the most efficient prevention method is keeping clean.
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GT Version of The Lion King to Open at GT Land Plaza
From April 19 to July 20, Guangzhou residents and expats who long to relive the memory for The Lion King have chance to enjoy a GT version of the stage play, which is full of fun!
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Mexican Fiesta
On April 15 The Crowne Plaza Guangzhou Science City, together with the Consulate General of Mexico in Guangzhou, launched the Mexican Food Festival at the ADD Pan Asian Restaurant.
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La Nao de China - Painting Exhibition of Max Sanz
An exhibition of works by Mexican painter Max Sanz titled La Nao de China (China ships), will be open to the public from April 25 to May 25 at the Guangzhou Museum of Art.
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GDS Opens New Data Center in Shenzhen
On April 17, GDS Services Limited opened its 17th data center in Shenzhen's Futian district. The data center offers IT management and resource services as well as cloud computing services for corporations which have high security demands.
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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

"Green Hat" Appears over Tianhe Apartment Roof
A strange cluster vines forming a canopy-like covering over the roof of a residential building in Tianhe. Is it just a lush mini jungle or is there anything special under the green?
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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Exotic Thailand! Thai Buffet at Four Points by Sheraton Guangzhou, Dongpu
From April 14 to 30, 6:30pm to 10:30 pm daily, the hotel is delighted to introduce Chanon CHANVIET and his exceptional "art-de-la table" at The Eatery.
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Celebrate Easter Sunday at Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou
Parents and children must be sure to attend the enhanced Easter Sunday Brunch with an International twist. The hotel's specially decorated "Kid's Heaven" will also feature egg painting and festival games.
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"Fun in Acapulco" - 2014 International Spring Ball
The 2014 Spring Ball will be held on May 17 this year at China Hotel, a Marriott Hotel in Guangzhou. This year's theme will be "Fun in Acapulco" with the setting with unique Mexican Style.
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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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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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Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

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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