City Facts

DG’S First University

According to the national census data of 1990, there was an average of 544 citizens in Dongguan with a secondary education to every 100,000 (the population was 1.3 million). This

Towering Feng Shui

At the intersection of Dongjiang Southern Branch (Wanjiang) and Fenxi River, lies a delta named Jin’aozhou, where Jin’aozhou Tower was erected during the Ming Dynasty, 1597 AD. At the time

A Brief History of a Dongguan Summer

Summer in Dongguan doesn’t only mean higher temperatures. It also tests your endurance through intense typhoons that can create sudden pools for boating or swimming, with heavy flooding. The humid

Upraise The Dragon

“Qi long” (translated to “upraise the dragon”) is a traditional ceremony during which people dig out the former-buried dragon boat from the river. It’s a symbol to mark the commencing

Upraise The Dragon

“Qi long” (translated to “upraise the dragon”) is a traditional ceremony during which people dig out the former-buried dragon boat from the river. It’s a symbol to mark the commencing

Ever-Increasing Wages in DG

According to a report released by Dongguan’s Statistical Bureau in the last quarter of 2018, the annual average wage for Dongguan employees has increased nearly 129 times, 40 years after

The City’s Biggest Grave

Admittedly, events in history inevitably along with blood and tears, led to the very thing that would happen after a battle: the defeated party was annihilated and their bodies were

Self-Combed Women in Dongguan

As of 2019, there are now only 15 self-combed women left in Dongguan, with an average age of 97. Due to their significant impact in history, a Self-Combed Women Museum

Stealing Veggies For Luck

On the 14th day of the Lunar Calendar, some Hakka people will notoriously steal veggies from others’ fields, as it represents good fortune. Nowadays, this custom is inevitably fading due

Dongguan Airline Code

It is well-known that Dongguan currently has no airport, so why is there a “Dongguan Airline Code?” Sea’s Young in cooperation with Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon has released a