Guandong-Technion Ceremony Takes Place, “Silicon Valley of south China” and “Israel Town” Planned for Northwest Shantou

Originally posted on 20th Dec 2015 The Guangdong-Technion cornerstone laying ceremony and a forum on the future of education took place at Shantou University on Wednesday at the construction site of the new institution and at the newly opened Shantou University Sports Park. Former Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres, STU billionaire …

Shimon Peres and Li Ka Shing Expected to Visit STU Wednesday for Guangdong Technion Event

Originally posted on 14th Dec 2015 Former Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres and Hong Kong billionaire and STU benefactor Li Ka Shing are expected to visit Shantou University this week to participate in a several-day event for the construction launch of the Guangdong-Technion Israel Institute of Technology.Guangdong province governor …

More Protests from The Same Old Spot

Originally posted on 30th Sep 2014 Yet another protest from the villagers of Liantang, a community just on the edge of Shantou as one heads toward Jieyang and just a few kilometers from Shantou University, occurred on Saturday, the South China Morning Post reports. Thousands of villagers gathered at the main …

The Dragged Dog Controversy

Originally posted on 23th Sep 2014 The Shantou area has made the BBC. For an unfortunate reason:the dragging of a dogbehind a mini-van down a Shantou road. As detailed explicitly in The Shanghaiist, the apparent Jieyang-registered mini-van driver’s was divulged by the power of China’s “human flesh search,” where aggrieved netizens …

Creative Park 1860 Opens

Originally posted on 18th Nov 2014 With hundreds of flags flapping on the both sides of Xidi Road, cars and motorcycles parked in front of four brick walls scrawled with 1,8,6,0 on each wall: After nearly 11 months of construction, the first cultural creative park in eastern Guangdong — Shantou 1860 Creative …

Wuqiao’s Abandoned Dog Haven

Originally posted on 25th Sep 2014 When strangers came close, the room full of dogs started barking. But a white dog lay quietly on the table, waiting for a girl to come back and finish drying him off. He had just been washed by “Volunteer Rang.” The 22-year-old has been …