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Nigerian consulate opens in Guangzhou

The Nigerian government has opened a consulate in the Guangdong capital of Guangzhou, a welcome news for the many Nigerians living in the city. With the establishment of the Nigerian Consulate in Guangzhou, Nigerians no longer need to travel around 21 hours by train or three hours by air from Guangzhou to Beijing just to […]

China Southern kicks off new Guangzhou-Frankfurt flight

China Southern Airlines has recently launched a new service from the southern metropolis of Guangzhou to Frankfurt, Germany via Changsha—a move that aims to meet the increasing demand for business and leisure travel. The new route brings the number of Chinese cities that have air connections to German destinations to eight. The new flight departs […]

OPPLE global dealer meeting a success

Leading LED lighting equipment manufacturer OPPLE has successfully hosted its 2014 global leader meeting in Guangzhou, which marks a firm step forward in the worldwide LED illumination market. Held in Shangri-La Hotel, the first international luxury hotel in the city, the meeting gathered the world’s major distributors, conveying the company’s desire for face-to-face communication to […]

Mini-Singapore to rise in Guangzhou

A mini-Singapore is set to be born in the Guangdong capital of Guangzhou with the development of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (SSGKC). Covering around 123 sq m and with an initial investment of 4 billion yuan, a whole new city will be developed over the coming 20 years in the Chinese southern metropolis, with the […]

New home prices up 14pct in Guangzhou

The southern metropolis of Guangzhou has seen the fastest growth rate in new home prices to 14 percent compared to the other nine key Chinese cities monitored by the SCMP-Creda index. A collaboration between mainland consultancy China Real Estate Data Academy and South China Morning Post, the index does not include the substantial number of […]

Rosewood to open in Guangzhou

The Rosewood Hotel announces expansion plans in China with a new property in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou. The Rosewood Guangzhou will occupy the top 16 floors of the city’s tallest building, Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, which will open in 2017. The 251-room hotel will feature 355 Rosewood-branded luxury residences and will be home to […]

Guangzhou hosts electrical building technology fair

The 11th edition of the Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology is now in full swing at the China Import and Export Fair Complex in Guangzhou. Catering to the mounting needs of China’s building sector, the fair takes place at its new locations of halls 9.1 and 10.1 at the complex, where 20,000 sq m of exhibition […]

3D magic city opens in Guangzhou

Guangzhou becomes the home of Asia’s biggest 3D magic city, which comprises 3,000 sq m. Guangzhou’s 3D Magic City is divided into several theme halls such as the Dinosaur Hall and Celebrity Hall. Visitors can interact with the 3D painting by posing with them. The The 3D effect gives transcending experience to visitors. A total […]

Airline launches Guangzhou-Frankfurt, New York flights

China Southern Airlines will launch services from China’s southern metropolis of Guangzhou to Frankfurt and New York. The Guangzhou-Frankfurt route via Hunan’s Changsha City will launch on June 23 with an Airbus A330-200 aircraft flying every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Guangzhou-New York service will kick off in August with a  Boeing 777-300ER aircraft serving […]

Canton Fair sees turnover dip

The 115th session of the Canton Fair has seen fewer overseas buyers and trade deals compared with last year. China’s biggest trade fair drew 188,119 foreign buyers, a decline of 0.81 percent from the past session, said Liu Jianjun, spokesperson for the fair. Export volume hit 191.18 billion yuan, down 12.64 percent year on year […]