Yeah, it's pretty crappy. I know that requests for updates from Hong Kong are pretty much continual but there's been no word yet. Bear in mind that things tend to grind to a halt for Chinese New Year, though.
3A have some serious lags between sales and shipping but this is a long and frustrating one (we have seen worse though - one complicated set took a year to ship out...). As soon as there's any word, I'll post it here - in the meantime just forget about it and rest easy in the knowledge that it'll all work out sooner or later. Once you have mini-Mongrol in hand, I'm sure that the wait will have been worth it.
(Easy for me to say - I've had the mini-Black Hole version for aaaaages