There are several free English magazines which let you know what is happening around Guangzhou. You can usually find these in hotel lobbies, restaurants and bars and import food shops. The most popular is that’s PRD which is a free monthly publication that provides many business listings including medical, museums, restaurants, schools and events happening around town.
In addition the following tools and websites will help you settle into your new home.
Official information from the city government to international visitors.
Besides the magazine, you can find a lot of information online, like listings, news, articles and events.
Here is a great online taxi book, where you can find addresses, promotions and also events.
Life of Guangzhou
Social networking site featuring Guangzhou local events and nightlife
South China Morning Post
Local and international news publication
Expat community, that offers connection, groups and events.
A universal currency converter
Free worldwide internet telephone service