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The 3rd Asian Youth Games Dates and Sports Programme Notice

Dear member National Olympic Committees of Olympic Council of Asia,With the consent of the Olympic Council of Asia, the 3rd Asian Youth Games will be held in Shantou, Guangdong Province of China from November 20 to 28, 2021. The Games will include competitions in the...


Chenghai to add 18 more public football fields

Three 11-a-side public football pitches were added to Bao'ao Town in Chenghai District, providing more space for football lovers to showcase their football skills. To promote the fitness-for-all and the health-for-all programs, Chenghai District will build an...

Zhongsha Bridge begins steel structure installation

With the first steel box girder section of bridge deck fabricated and launched recently, the Zhongsha Bridge, a key section of the Zhongyang Boulevard project, has entered the stage of steel structure installation.The bridge, which will be 1,325 meters in length, will...

E-commerce service center for toy industry established in Chenghai

An e-commerce service center for the toy industry in Chenghai District will be established at P.A. International Toys Sourcing Center, Shantou Daily reported.The service center will be co-founded by Lazada, a leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia, and Chenghai...

Executive committee of 3rd Asian Youth Games reports work progress

The executive committee of the 3rd Asian Youth Games Shantou 2021 reported on the preparation work to the sports committee of the Olympic Council of Asia during a video conference held on the afternoon of Sept. 7. The Shantou side held the conference in the China...

Road renovations to be finished next year

The construction of box culverts (large drainage pipes) and a sewage system at the intersection of Huanghe Road and Tianshan Road has recently started, Shantou Daily reported.Both sides of the intersection will be blocked, with the west side to be blocked for two...

E-commerce park named a national e-commerce model

The city's Bao'aocheng E-commerce Park was among 15 e-commerce parks across the country to be recently added to the country's list of national e-commerce model bases by the Ministry of Commerce, according to a report by Shantou Daily. This has made...

Jinwan East Coast Park to open on National Day

The 609-mu (406,000-square-meter) Jinwan East Coast Park will open to the public on National Day, becoming the first unfenced park for citizens in East Coast New Town.The Jinwan East Coast Park, located in the Xinjin area of East Coast New Town, covers an area equal...

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Ten select travel routes announced

Ten select travel routes announced

A total of 10 travel routes to experience different aspects of Shantou were recently announced on Shantou Olive Channel, the official online platform of the city’s local television channel.

Qianmei Village shortlisted for key village for national rural tourism

Qianmei Village shortlisted for key village for national rural tourism

Qianmei Village, Longdu Town, Chenghai District of Shantou City has been put on the waiting list to become one of the second-batch of key villages promoted for national rural tourism, according to a recent announcement released by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangdong Province.

Xiaogongyuan Park bustling again as epidemic wanes

Xiaogongyuan Park bustling again as epidemic wanes

One of Shantou’s most visited scenic spots for photography and a favorite place for local residents to take a stroll, the Port Opening Area of Xiaogongyuan Park suffered a blow when the novel coronavirus rampaged across the country, forcing people to minimize outdoor activities.

Routes selected for promoting cultural tourism

Routes selected for promoting cultural tourism

Three sightseeing routes in Shantou have been selected as part of the first batch of 64 historical and cultural routes in Guangdong Province, according to a list released May 11 by the provincial culture and tourism department, Shantou Olive Channel reported.