Shekou Ferry Services Cancelled Ahead of Typhoon Hato

on 08/22/2017 - 07:40 pm

Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. has announced that all ferry service to and from Shekou have been cancelled for the rest of the day today and tomorrow. The cancellation is due to the arrival of Typhoon HATO. 

We'll update this post as soon as services are scheduled to resume.

Up-to-date Shekou Ferry Schedules:
 * Shekou to/from the Hong Kong International Airport
 * Shekou to/from Hong Kong Central
 * Shekou to/from Macau
 * Shekou to/from Zhuhai

Brownouts Hit Shekou on Hottest Day of the Year So Far

on 08/22/2017 - 12:09 pm

At 7:30 pm last night, the lights went out all across the Coastal Rose Garden 2 community.

Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.

Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.

The Coastal Rose Garden 2 outage was followed by a similar outage at the Sea Taste Community across the street about an hour later.

Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.
The brownout is believed to have been caused by excessive power usage as a result of extreme heat on Monday. According to Hong Kong Environmental Protection Deparment, yesterday was the hottest da ...

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

on 08/22/2017 - 09:02 am

UPDATE: at 8:50pm, Accuweather wrote that Hato's intensity is expected to be equivalent to a Category 1 hurricane in the eastern Pacific and Atlantic oceans, before making landfall during the late-morning hours, local time.
They predict landfall will be between Macau and Yangjiang with damaging wind gusts around 160 km/h (100 mph), widespread flooding rain and an inundating storm surge.
“Rainfall totals in Hong Kong are expected to average 125 mm (5 inches) with as much as 200 mm (8 inches) before the rain winds down on Wednesday afternoon,” AccuWeather Meteorologist Tony Hartman said. Wind and rain will is expected to increase by the typical Wednesday morning c ...

Where to Watch the Mayweather vs McGregor Fight

on 08/21/2017 - 04:00 pm

People have been asking about this much-hyped fight for months. Floyd Mayweather Jr (40), an undefeated 49-0 (26 KOs) former boxing world champion will go up against MMA superstar and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor (28) 21-3 (18 KOs) in Las Vegas this coming weekend.

Here's a list of the best places to watch the fight LIVE! We STRONGLY recommend making reservations as these places will surely all be packed for the fight. Earlier fights start from 9:00 am with the main fight scheduled around 11:00 am. 

For those that would like to wager, keep an eye out on this post and we'll add a link here in a couple of days about how to do so.