A True Teacher Talks

With his own language training center and Youtube channel, Fernando Munoz discovered what it means to define yourself as a teacher. Fernando Munoz first landed in Shanghai during late 2000

Sun Yat-sen’s Home in DG

Sun Yat-sen’s ancestors lived in Dongguan centuries ago—their genealogy helps to give Dongguan even more meaning. Sun’s early ancestors all lived in Shangsha village, Chang’an, Dongguan. They referred to Shangsha

China Slashes Tax Rates

The tax reform means cuts to vat in China are currently taking place, benefitting eligible businesses in several different ways. China will cut value-added tax (VAT) rates for businesses in


MAY 1-31 PULLMAN DONGGUAN FORUM L’ESCALE WESTERN RESTAURANT Monday Surprise Buffet Dinner One surprise course will be served during the buffet dinner with the same price. 298 RMB/adult, 168 RMB/child.

New Payment At Public Bus

Recently, 1,000 public buses completed the refitting of card readers to operate the scan function—civilians can now pay by scanning the QR code on their phones, which also means you

Goodbye, Charcoal BBQ

The outdoor barbecue is now not allowed at the administrative districts of Dongguan because those areas are designated as the ban-high-polluting-fuel-areas. On April 12, the Dongguan Environmental Protection Bureau issued

25% Tariff Only For Americans

A local tourist attraction posted a notice that they will charge Americans 25% more for tickets, claiming that as the “tariff.” Naturally this action caused a stir online, with some

Local Tigers Disappoint Again

Starting from March 3, the 2017 – 2018 China Men’s Basketball League (CBA) Playoffs came to an end on April 22. Sadly, our local Guangdong Tigers Basketball Team finalized their

New Subsidy Policy Program

The “Dongguan Foreign Trade Upgrading Support Center” program is running at Zhong Tian Lian Feng Creative Valley—meaning that start-up companies from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan stationed in the valley

Paws For A Cause Strikes Again

May 27 will see another adoption and fundraising event hosted by Paws For A Cause, supporting local animal shelters. The event will be held at Dog Dad’s Pet Club with