Monthly Archives: April 2011

Wakeboard Championships (and huge party) in Dongguan this weekend

The SF Express Cup Houjie Wakeboard Championships are happening this weekend. RMB150 gets you entrance for the two days, two lunches, one dinner, and all the beer you can drink. Continue reading

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Explosions In The Sky – “Take Care, Take Care, Take Care”

This week the Spin Doctor reviews “Take Care, Take Care, Take Care”, the new record by Austin Texas, instrumental, post-rock heroes Explosions In The Sky. After a four year absence, the band make a thunderous return with a record that has a renewed sense of focus and direction their last LP sorely lacked. Continue reading

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Summer is here: Pool party series to kick off in Macau

The PRD went from cold and rainy to hot and humid almost overnight, which means its time to shed layers of clothing and embrace the sunshine: summer is finally here. To celebrate, the first poolside party in the PRD is being organized by MTV and set for the City of Dreams project in Macau. Continue reading

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Shenzhen’s tallest building to open in August

The comparisons rage on in China about which city has the tallest building. Shenzhen is about to whip out its tallest building, the brand new KingKey 100, which is (naturally) 100 floors high and will open in Western Luohu in August. Continue reading

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Shenzhen one of Asia’s most sinful cities?

Shenzhen is a lot of things: the Overnight City, get rich quick, morality-free playground for adults. But is it truly sinful? Continue reading

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The Spin Doctor – Dolorean, “The Unfazed”

This week The Spin Doctor reviews “The Unfazed”, Dolorean’s long awaited follow-up to 2007′s “You Can’t Win”. “The Unfazed” is a stunning blend of introspective Americana and impeccable lyricism. Continue reading

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Facebook may find a way to enter China

Facebook may have finally found a way around the Great Firewall, but the new service won’t be integrated with Facebook’s worldwide network. Continue reading

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Shenzhen, Guangzhou Italian restaurants win Ospitalita’ Italiana

The finest Italian chefs have been scouring China to find the most authentic Italian cuisine, and the results are in: six of the best are right here in Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Continue reading

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Hail, thunderstorms rock Guangdong — 17 people dead (check out the video)

A violent thunder, lightning and hailstorm has left 17 people dead in Guangdong. Take a look at this video, which is far more powerful than words could describe. Continue reading

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Shenzhen expels 80,000 undesirables ahead of Universiade

Shenzhen has already given the boot to 80,000 people it doesn’t like ahead of the Universiade this summer. If you are a former inmate, nomad, unemployed vagrant or “potentially unstable”, you, too, might have to leave. Continue reading

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