Liuzhou Laowai

Random thoughts on life in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China

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shèng dàn kuài lè

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Olympic Free Zone

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Water Crisis – Monday 30 January Update

This morning, the Liuzhou emergency information service sent their now at least daily text messages informing citizens that, at 7 am today,  the detected cadmium level of water entering Liuzhou West water processing plant was 0.0022mg/l and, after treatment, water is leaving the plant with a level of

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VII

Today marks the 7th birthday of this blog. The first entry was made on December 4th 2004 and I never expected it would still be here 7 years and 900 posts later. Thanks to everyone who has been along for even the shortest part of the ride. Also, thanks to everyone who has subscribed, commented […]

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Five!

To my astonishment this blog is now five years old. Thanks, as ever, to all who have visited, commented, contacted me etc. It is truly appreciated. And a good excuse to post one of my favourite pictures.

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4 Foreigners Killed in Guangxi

Four Dutch tourists, two couples aged around 50, are reported to have died at around 8:30 this morning (14th October). According to reports, they were killed when a hot-air balloon exploded and crashed 30km (20 miles) south of Yangshuo in Guangxi. . Five passengers, all from a tour group from the Netherlands, and two Chinese […]

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Authorised Schools in Guangxi

One of the questions I am most frequently asked is about teaching jobs in Liuzhou or in China in general. People want to know if the schools offering them jobs are reliable and want to know about the conditions in those schools. I am almost always unable to help. What I can do however is […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi

So, the filthy scum who pretend to be the Burmese government partly caved in and instead of the five year prison sentence which was widely expected have imposed another 18 months of house arrest on their elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, the world's only imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner, returning her back to where […]

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Nonggan Babbler 2

I would have thought that there was something more important to report in the world, but for some reason, the international press is suddenly going mad reporting about the Nonggan Babbler, a story I brought you a full 7 months ago. It seems Associated Press (AP) just noticed it. Nice to have a good up […]

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Shengdan Kuaile

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