- Your Skype instant messages are censored. Basically, assume everything you do is in some way.
- We’re not sure what exactly there is to see at the Yangshan Deep-Water Port. But there are now tours that go there.
- There are fewer big names at this week’s BMW Asian Open golf tournament in Shanghai. Maybe that’s why Zhang Lian Wei likes his chances.
Fifth AvenueNanjing Lu? Retailer headed to Shanghai.
- A very vague China Daily blurb comes with this headline: “Cow stuns experts by delivering egg.” Shanghaiist reader Kylie writes: “Reminds me a bit of those Simpsons episodes featuring three eyed fish, which are supposedly common place in Springfield due to the local nuclear power plant. Makes you wonder what local goodies this cow has been subjected to. Either that, or there is an unusually large, and disturbingly friendly chicken on the loose…” Our bet? A big egg-shaped piece of shit.
- The Puget Sound Business Journal offers a feel-good story about a Chinese guy in Seattle who is making decent money selling name brand golf clubs on eBay. Something the story fails to mention: The clubs are probably fakes.
- Sega has its eyes on Shanghai.
- Painting Shanghai’s streets red — literally.
- We repeat: Taxi fares are going to go up. They still don’t know when, though.
- How much is Super Voice Girls worth? Around US$25 million.
- The largest statue of Mao is being erected. Where? Tibet, of course.
- Two China-based New York Times writers won a Pulitzer.
- We would just hate to be Tom Cruise’s publicist. He should not be allowed to do interviews.
- “Teledildonics” is our friend Peter’s new favorite word.
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