November 2007

Independent Film Festival Comes to Town

The New Spirit Film Festival will begin tomorrow at Shantou University and run through December 1st. Thirteen independ films will be screened at the Science Lecture Hall starting…

Chaoshanren Gather in Australia

TeoChew International Convention Held According to Shantou Daily, about 2,500 overseas TeoChew people from Chaozhou and Shantou gathered in Sydney on November 3rd 2007, to attend the 14th…

Local Food Blogs

Local food in the Shantou area — and particularly the food and dining around Shantou U — is getting a tastin’ by a colleague who teaches food writing…

Earthwalker through Shantou

Earthwalker Stops in Shantou Enroute to Beijing Spreading an environmental and peace message, earthwalker Paul Coleman and his wife Konomi Kikuchi arrived in Shantou on November 9th from…

Chaoshan Food Festival

The 13th Chaoshan Food Festival The 13th Chaoshan Food Festival will be held in Time Square on November 23th, 2007, according to the Shantou Metropolis (汕头都市报). 80 to…

Nan’ao Climbing Festival

Climbing Festival to be held in Nao’ao According to Shantou Daily, the Third Climbing Festival of Shantou will be held at Huanghuashan National Forest Park on the western…

Shantou Gov’t English Website

I know it may be hard to believe, but it does indeed appear that the local Shantou government has an official website in English. You can find it…

New Railway through Shantou

According to the Nanfang Daily, the Xia-Shen Railway, a new railway through Shantou, will be built in 2008 and put to use in 2010. The Xia-Shen Railway connects…