Doc. Sparks Controversy

Japanese national broadcaster NHK recently released a documentary about the atrocities in Japan’s Unit 731 during World War II. Huge online protests among Japanese ensued. Unlike other WWII documentaries that

Asian Marathon Comes to DG

Hosted every two years, the Asian Marathon Championship is the only intercontinental event in Asia hosted by the Asian Athletics Association. Now, Dongguan is the third city in China to

Hotel Controversy Finally Ends

After more than two years of waiting, a sentence of life imprisonment finally came to Liang Yaohui, a big name in the local hotel industry. Dongguan Intermediate People’s Court sentenced

DG is Now Fifth Best in China

Baidu Maps recently released their China Urban Research Report for the second quarter of 2017. Among China’s 60 major cities, Dongguan ranked fifth (attractiveness index: 8.104) for attracting non-locals to

Tigers & the Real Taekwondo

Two world-champion taekwondo masters and members from KOREAN TIGERS Taekwondo Performing Team arrived in Dongguan for the first time to share a bit of taekwondo culture. The TIGERS team is

CHINA SPLASH SEPTEMBER 2017

Fake Cosmetics Plague Taobao A series of arrests in Nanjing and Qingdao have revealed a massive counterfeit cosmetics network operating on Taobao. The number of victims is expected to be

The Home of Sweet Potatoes

Delicious sweet potatoes are everywhere. The “healthy” potato once originated in the Americas, but now can be found in even the most remote parts of the world. So, how did

Local Action Movie Released

Dongguan DreamWorks Film and Television Media produced and created Fast Hands Hung Boxer (双手洪拳), an fistful of action movie, and saw a nationwide released on August 14. The original story

CHINA SPLASH AUGUST 2017

Cracking Down on Train Cheaters Fare dodgers and people caught smoking on trains in Guangdong Province could be banned from traveling by rail if they break rules more than twice.

Dg’s First Picture Book Library

The first picture book library opened on the second floor of Wanjiang Library on July 22. Rebuilt from the teenager’s reading room, the space covers an area of about 146