Happy New Year

We are a cosmopolitan bunch here in Dongguan. Not just amongst the expat community – with an eclectic mix of Americans, Brits, Brazilians, and people from all over Europe and

Bring New Hope

At the “Lighting the Hopes”, Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Tangla hotel announced their official partnership with Treasures of Hope on December 3. The hotel is now home to the Treasures

Saving Face

This month Culture Teller lets us in on a technique that might make your business relationships run more smoothly… One of the more common problems that expats tend to face

The PRD Pirate King

How the region was once riddled with some of the most fearsome and bloodthirsty pirates on the planet… In the summer of 1857, Eli Boggs sweated in the dock of

New Year Cheer – New Year resolutions

We go about our daily business being oh-so-serious and adult, when sometimes we might be better off looking to our children for a little worldly wisdom and inspiration… Recently, I

Accounting for the City

A specialist in tax and accounting consulting for foreign companies, Cathy Zhang tells us how things are slowly getting easier for people doing business in Dongguan Perhaps not up there

Intellectual Property in China

In China, it is important that you know a few tricks of the trade when it comes to protecting your company secrets China’s IPR (intellectual property rights) protection system is

Meditation Madness: India

The resort offers weird new age meditations and exotic hippie therapies with bizarre names such as “A Day for the Inner Child”, “Primal Rebirth”, “Mystic Rose Training”, and “Opening to

H is For Hip: H Club

Dongguan nightclubs come and go, but with H Club there is a new kid on the block and he is eager to show his swagger. Built and designed by the

Grabbing A Pizza: Pizza Nonna

When looking for authentic Italian pizza in Dongguan, it is understandable that you might be skeptical of a joint opened by a local. We’ve all heard stories of ketchup used