October 2007

New Chaoshan Airport Plan

Chaoshan Airport under Construction According to the People’s Daily, a Chaoshan airport project plan was passed on Oct 23, 2007, meaning that a new airport in Chaoshan will…

Guangdong-Taiwan Business Fair

Guangdong-Taiwan Business Fair to be held Sponsored by the Guangdong Provincial Government and jointly organized by Shantou Municipal Government, the 2007 Guangdong- Taiwan Business Fair for Economic Development,…

Ancient Ship off Nan’ao

A ship believed to be the second largest of the Song Dynasty was found months ago off the coast of Nan’ao Island, and a museum is planned to…

Olympic Torch through Shantou

Shantou Boy to Transport the Olympic Torch After winning the championship of a student Wushu (martial arts) competition, sixteen year old Hong Jia Peng was selected to transport…

Farmers Open Family Libraries

Farmers in Haojing district opened the first family library in Shantou on October 9th, according to the Shantou Daily. This library is located in Shangdian Villege on Haibin…

English Journalism in Shantou

…As in English-language, not England. Thanks to the Li Ka Shing foundation, Shantou University has engaged in a great deal of reform in the last few years. One…

桥溪村 Bridge Creek Village

About three to four hours northwest of Shantou lies a gorgeous mountain getaway that is like a little piece of Yunnan cut up and transplanted to northern Guangdong….