Apologies for the fortnight long hiatus! Here are a few highlights from this weeks news cycle: further information on the upgrades that are coming to the new and improved foreign ID card that will start being issued in December, a short article about the Symposium held last week for Expats to voice their concerns about public service offerings in Shenzhen, and a little feel good news on the conclusion of China's 10th annual charity fair which ended Sunday.
There's been a notable uptick in the number of events being held in the city as the new school semester gets underway. Plenty to do out there this week, whether your interest are in networking, socializing, outdoor activities, or whathaveyou - we've got you covered! As always have a look at our full events list page to satisfy your outside activity needs!
Happy Monday Folks!
-David & The NowShenzhen Team
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This Week’s Featured News:
A NEW version of the Foreign Permanent Resident ID Card will be officially launched and issued Dec. 1, incorporating new technology for better personal information protection and wider application scenarios, the National Immigration Administration (NIA) said Friday.
EXPATS working in Futian District raised a variety of issues related to public services for international talent at a symposium hosted by the Futian Talent Bureau recently.
CHARITIES are a creative and enjoyable way to conduct good deeds and give back to society. One of the highlights of the 10th China Charity Fair, which was held at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Futian District from Friday to yesterday, was the inclusion of interactive games with a charitable theme.
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Featured Apartment Listings
This Week’s Featured Shenzhen Apartments:
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Featured Job Posts
This Week’s Featured Shenzhen Jobs:
Type of Job: Full Type
Location: Shenzhen - Shekou
Type of Job: Part Time
1. English Native speakers only;2. Stable in Shenzhen and has a very strong sense of responsibility;3. Bachelor’s degree or above;4. TEFL/TESOL/CELTA certificate;5. At least one-year teaching experience for adults or kids
Job Type: Part Time
1. Proven experience as a photographer in a competitive industry (With Foreign Brands is a Must)
2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
3. Strong creative presence and artistic flair.
4. Customer focuses with a desire to over deliver on quality.
5. Able to follow instructions clearly to achieve desired results.
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Featured Event Posts
This Week’s Featured Upcoming Shenzhen Events:
Date: Saturday, September 23
Location: Nanshan -Norka Community
Unleash the Neon fever! Join us at Norka Community Foshan this September 23-24 for a weekend of GLOW and GLAMOUR that’ll ignite this autumn with energy and excitement like never before!🔮 the TRIBE has spoken!
Date: Wednesday, September 20
Location: Futian - HOU LIVE (Xiasha Store)
Micappella [Madness and Human Voice] Tour Concert, an ultimate sound experience journey full of imagination and creation, allows us to let memories flow freely through music, and leave the ultimate moment in the hot life.
Date: Sunday, September 19
Location: Nanshan - Residence G
Come and find out more about the amazing artwork and the artists behind the incredible donations for this year’s Art category within the Shenzhen Charity Federation Captivating Annual Charity Auction (October 21st at the Futian Shangri-La). We’re thrilled that this category continues to grow and LOVE the stories behind each piece.
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