Strong Monsoon Signal & Cold Weather Warning Issued

on 12/16/2017 - 07:43 pm

The Hong Kong Observatory raised their Strong Monsoon Signal at 6:45pm today. Strong winds with mean speed exceeding 40 kilometres per hour are expected from the north. Gusts will occasionally reach gale force.

In the hour ending 8:30 p.m., the maximum sustained winds recorded at Cheung Chau were 54 kilometres per hour with maximum gusts 78 kilometres per hour. In the hour ending 6:30 p.m., the maximum sustained winds recorded at Waglan Island and Cheung Chau were 65 and 54 kilometres per hour with maximum gusts 78 and 78 kilometres per hour respectively.

1. If you are not well sheltered from the north, you are advised to take precautions against strong gusty winds. Flower pots an ...

WIN Christmas Dinner-for-Two at Shark in Sea World

on 12/16/2017 - 06:06 pm

Shark Wine Bar & Grill in Sea World has graciously provided us with TWO amazing Christmas Dinners-for-Two worth 576 RMB each that we're going to give away to two lucky readers! 

You can enjoy Shark's Christmas Eve dinner anytime from 5pm til closing on Christmas Eve, Sunday December 24, 2017.

The contest to WIN is taking place from Saturday December 16th to Thursday December 21st at midnight! We'll announce the winners on Friday December 22nd. 

Regularly 288 RMB per person, the dinner includes: Cheese platter, cold cuts, Waldorf Salad, Mixed Tapas, Pasta Salad with Pesto, Vinaigrette Salad (Beetroot Salad), Russian Salad (Potato and Chicken Salad), St ...

Shenzhen Sidewalk Swallows Woman Whole

on 12/15/2017 - 07:01 pm

Ms. Zhao and her family were casually walking on the sidewalk at 10pm last Tuesday when the ground suddenly opened up beneath her. She had just finished shopping and was pushing her bicycle down the sidewalk when it suddenly collapsed. She fell neck deep with her bicycle into a roughly 2-meter  sinkhole that was flooding with water.

Zhao shouted for help, her relatives also immediately stopped passers-by for help. "At that time I was very scared, but fortunately I have a water pipe can rely on, or I really do not know what the consequences will be." Ms. Zhao said.

A passers-by found a pole she could grab onto to climb out. Another young man on the the scene offered her his clo ...

CAUTION: Road Closures Across Shenzhen this Weekend

on 12/15/2017 - 10:18 am

Traffic is going to be a mess in major parts of the city this weekend. Preparations are underway for the Shenzhen Marathon and traffic notices and limitations are already being posted.

The Shenzhen Marathon will go on from 8am to 2pm Sunday December 17th; however, roads will be closed or influenced starting midnight on Saturday December 16th so please take precautions.

Roads to avoid:

Shennan Avenue (from west to east)
West Shahe Road 
Wanghai Road (From north to south)
Middle Shennan Road 
East Shennan Road

Suggestions from the traffic department:

Make a detour during the race time.
Since the marathon route includes the West Shahe Road and Wanghai Road, it wi ...