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Double Typhoon Trouble for China this Week

on 09/12/2017 - 04:20 pm

UPDATE: As of September 14th, forecasts from the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau, the Hong Kong Observatory, The Japan Meteorological Agency and Weather Underground all show both typhoons moving further away. In fact, weather forecasts for this weekend predict sunny days through the entire weekend. We'll update this post if anything changes.

 

 
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Two back-to-back Typhoons will be hitting China this week. TALIM is expected to make landfall tomorrow, the next is expected Friday.

TYPHOON #1: Super Typhoon TALIMPotential Super Typhoon TALIM, with wind speeds as high as 131-155 mph (211-250 km/h), is expected to pass north of Taiwan Thursday and hit China near ...

"Giant" Super Typhoon Talim Expected to Hit China This Week

on 09/12/2017 - 09:19 am

We'll continue to update this page with information regarding TALIM's effect on Shenzhen.
 
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UPDATE: 4:20pm. Another Tropical Storm has formed in the South China Sea and is expected to become a Typhoon before making landfall on Friday. See "Double Typhoon Trouble for China this Week".
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UPDATE: Around 10:30am Tuesday, the Weather Underground released an updated trajectory for 8am CST forecasting Category 4 scale winds between 131-155 mph (211-250 km/h). The HKO announced that as of 8am, Talim is expected to move across the western North Pacific and intensify gradually in the next coup ...

Tropical Storm HATO Expected to Hit Shenzhen with Winds Up to 126 km/h

on 08/22/2017 - 09:02 am

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CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEOS OF HATO HITTING SHENZHEN
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UPDATE: Many ferry services are still cancelled on Saturday August 26th. Click here for details.
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UPDATE: Ferry services to or from Macau New Terminal is back to normal today Friday August 25th. From Shekou to Macau Taipa; however has two cancelled ferries: 11:00am and 2:00pm and from Macau Taipa to Shekou has two cancelled ferries as well: 12:30pm and 3:30pm.
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We'll continue to update this post until all services return to normal.
 
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Two Dead, 55 Injured in Gas Explosion at Restaurant

on 07/21/2017 - 11:59 am

If you're wondering why the police, fire departments and urban management teams crack down on restaurants in Shekou so much, safety. 

A massive explosion rocked Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province this morning at 8:40am, according to ahwang.cn. Two people are confirmed dead, with 55 injured, 12 of them seriously.

Watch this compilation of videos showing the explosion itself and the aftermath.

[VIDEO] Terrifying Scene at Shenzhen Walmart - 2 Killed 9 Injured

on 07/17/2017 - 09:43 am

Originally reported by state run Xinhua News, photos and videos of the terrifying scene where a man armed with a kitchen knife at a Wal-Mart in Bao'an, Shenzhen killed two people and wounded nine others last night have been going viral all over Chinese social media. Here's a compilation video of the scene.

 
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The 30-year-old suspect was detained following the attack in the outlet in the city's Bao'an district, Xinhua news agency said, citing local police.Knife attacks are not uncommon in China.In May, a man believed to be suffering mental health problems killed two people and injured 18 in a rampage in southwest Guizhou province.In January a man ...

Fighters Gather in Futian Ahead of Shenzhen's Second White Collar Fight Night.

on 06/10/2017 - 12:04 pm


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Fans and media from across Shenzhen gathered at Xpats Bar in Futian District Saturday night for the first opportunity to officially meet the fighters of Shenzhen's second White Collar Fight Night.
 
Like many pre-boxing press conferences, there was some trash talking and jabs at opponents during the event. See the video below of the full event (about 15 mintues); or click here to watch the hi-res version on YouTube (vpn required if watching from within CHina).
 

 
John Graham of Project 01, the event organizer, introduced ...

How to Register Your Drone - REQUIRED BY LAW

on 06/06/2017 - 01:31 pm

On May 30th, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced that effective June 1st, 2017 drone owners are required by law to register their drones, if they weigh more than 250 grams, with the CAAC.

"Drones have become a serious hazard in many Chinese cities, and have severely interfered with civil aviation," said Zhang Ruiqing, deputy head of the Office of Air Traffic Regulation of the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Anyone flying drones illegally will be punished in accordance with public security regulations, the authorities have said.

An online registration system is now available and can be found here. Unfortunately, it's only in Chinese.


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Drone Video of Hundreds of Bottlenose Dolphins Off South China Coast

on 04/22/2017 - 04:31 am

In the early morning hours of Saturday April 22nd, Xinhua News tweeted that 600 bottlenose dolphins were seen off the South China Coast.
 
This rare video footage was captured by fishing enthusiasts using their drone. 
 

Source: https://twitter.com/XHNews/status/855510576847626240
 
 

 
 

FREE COFFEE at ALL Starbucks in China from 9am til Noon Saturday April 22nd to Celebrate Earth Day!

on 04/21/2017 - 09:27 pm

In celebration of Earth Day, Starbucks will give free coffee to anyone who brings their own non-paper "Starbucks" branded cup to any Starbucks in China from 9am til noon on Saturday April 22nd, 2017 (equivalent to 12 oz or 355ml).
 

Source: Starbucks Official WeChat account post... http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/o-oWugyuMI6e8MylidiHHA
 
The post also states that whenever you bring your own Starbucks cup you qualify for a 3 RMB discount on any handmade drinks. There are also a couple of other promotions; for example for cold coffee or getting drink coupons; however, many terms and conditions apply so don't expect those
 

Task Force Removing Shared Bikes from the Streets

on 02/27/2017 - 02:17 pm

A special task for has been assigned to clean up the streets of Shanghai. According to a story released by City Weekend today, the task force was spotted in Huangpu district removing bikes from sharing apps such as Mobike.

Source: City Weekend Shanghai
 
The reason cited is "these bikes were now taking up communal parking spots, leaving no room for residents, shop keepers and those of us who own bikes and scooters to park."
 
Residents and property management have been making the same complaints in Shekou recently so it's possible that we'll see the same thing happen here.
 
Click here for the complete story.