License Turbulence

In June, with students off for summer vacation, good news came to two of Dongguan’s international establishments. QSI and Eton House schools both received their long- awaited international school licenses

Dance Fall Life

Few branches of Western soft culture are as pervasive as hip hop. It is an attitude and music that is easily translated, and has become a global platform for youthful

Confidence Report

In a Sofitel Royal Lagoon conference room, the European Union Chamber of Commerce released the results of its 2013 Business Confidence Survey. In its summary, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants wrote,

In the Local Media: July 2013

Shake a Deceiver A man from Nanjing surnamed Hua was relieved of almost RMB 400,000 by a girl he didn’t even meet. Using Chinese social app WeChat, Hua was bewildered

Dragon Style: Recognizing Village Variations

Chen Zhijian inherited his studio in 2008 after his father’s departure and his own business’s failure; he confessed he learned it from scratch with a little bit of talent. As

Gods of the River

Paddling Through Dragon Boat Traditions On March 23, a gloomy, tiled boatyard in coastal Zhongtang Town attracted the attention of a Singaporean documentary crew in production on the making of

Lines Cut Cross the Border

Shilong Town’s Gray Market Affair Hundreds of angry Hong Kong protesters — men, women, young and old—blocked the Sheung Shui Station’s C2 exit. Shouting “get out, locusts!” they aimed their

Rainbow Store Reborn

The long established Rainbow Castle shopping center, located on Guancheng’s Dongzong Road, completed its ten month renovation in May, with an upgrade to the management company’s high-end retail brand, Dreams

Ming Furniture Exhibit

Having started in May, a Ming-style classic Chinese furniture display section was set up in the lobby of the Lai Shing Holiday Resort, a Chinese culture themed hotel in Changping

Aboriginal Art

From June 4 to 30, an Aboriginal art exhibition is coming for the first stop to Dongguan’s Guancheng Art Museum, showcasing 94 pieces of Aboriginal artwork from Western Australia. According