Dongguan Expats

Expats living in, working in and visiting Dongguan, China use the forum to discuss hotels, things to do, restaurants, local customs, nightlife, tourist traps, warnings or dangers, transportation, shopping, and general tips.

Location: Dongguan
Members: 643
Latest Expat Activity: 4 hours ago

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New (ish) Bar and resturant in Hengli 4 Replies

Hi all, Not sure how many of you are still in Dongguan, or even still in China! Anyway just to let you know we opened a new Bar in Hengli Town about 5 months ago. Its English themed and owned and already popular with expats of all nationalities stuck out away from the city centre. We have 6 beers on tap, 2 Brewers and union German craft beers, Vedett from Belgium and 3 British, Bombardier, John bull and London pride as well as the usual bottles, imported whiskeys and of course cocktails in…Continue

Started by Steve powell. Last reply by Steve powell 4 hours ago.

Selling Blueair air purifier (Dongguan Changping)

I bought my Swedish blueair 203 air purifier when I was working in Beijing in March 2013. I would switch it on during the night at home (about 7 to 8 hours per day on average). I have been always very satisfied of its performance. After moving to Dongguan I brought the device with me. I will be abroad quite often from now on, and therefore cannot really use the purifier anymore, I would like to sell it. The air purifier is in perfect state, the filter does not need to be replaced for now. The…Continue

Tags: Changping, Dongguan, purifier, air

Started by Vincent Pieters Oct 23.

Pick up hockey 3 Replies

Hi,There are a lot of sport groups in & around DG, but nothing for Hockey. Now that the fall is in the air & winter upon us, is there anyone interested in getting together for some pick up street (court) hockey? I have a few sticks & odd pieces of equiptment. If anyone is interested please reach out & let's see what we can organise. Maybe something as simple as a couple of Sats or Suns a month just to run around & get that old feeling again.Regards,RickContinue

Started by Rick Christoforo. Last reply by Rick Christoforo Oct 17.

Any Graphic, Multimedia, Advertising or Game Designers around? Anyone interested in learning? 3 Replies

Hi Everyone,I just moved down to Dongguan and I'm looking to see if there is a community or individuals around who are into design.My background is in these fields and I'd love to meet up with others who have similar interests, or people who would like to learn some design.I can do a free short talk or hands on lesson to give a bit of an introduction or try to accomplish a very quick project in 1 short session. (Adobe, Maya, open source design and development, Video, Web, Unity3d, Creative…Continue

Tags: Exchange, Training, Learning, Design, Dongguan

Started by Peter Wilkinson. Last reply by Paul Leaf Oct 8.

Badminton in dyna town

Hi everyone. I'm living in dyna town, Dongcheng. I'm not local. I miss playing badminton so bad. There is a badminton court next to dyna restaurant. But pity i cant find a partner to play with.I wonder if anyone here lives in the same community and wanna play badminton. I would love to here from you. Thanks.

Started by Samanta Oct 8.

Nanny? 12 Replies

Hello all,My wife and I will be moving to Dongguan in early August with our wonderful 8-month old son.  We have about three weeks of free time and some training before we begin teaching at the International School of Dongguan.  Obviously, once we start teaching we will need a nanny to look after our son.  We are hoping to get some feedback on the availability of nannies in the area and also the cost.  The director of the school is currently helping but we would appreciate any help from the…Continue

Started by Dan. Last reply by David James Cook Aug 30.

Looking for a job in dongguan city 2 Replies

Hi,everyone. i'm currently Looking for a job in dongguan city. I would like find a job like sales or Customer Service or Project Coordinator in international company. if anyone knows some company interested someone like me..please let me know..Thanks.My major is business Japanese. And my english is good enough work with foreign company. I like sales and i'm confident. I'm a very intelligent young man with a bright personality. I believe i can do well at any task i undertake. more about me…Continue

Tags: nancheng, dongcheng., houjie., dongguan., jobs.

Started by Hank. Last reply by Hank Aug 14.

Lookinf for a place in Dongguan 9 Replies

hi everyone, I will be moving to dongguan in september and working in the houjie area. The company I work for offered me a shared apartment close to the workplace. I'm just wondering if that is a nice area to live (houjie town) can someone give me some insight about it? is it too far from the city? Continue

Tags: houjie, expat, dongguan, rent

Started by sara marie. Last reply by Hank Aug 6.

Relocating to Dongguan 12 Replies

Hi there,My wife, son and I currently live in Shandong Province but we are currently considering a move to Dongguan in the coming months. My wife has been doing a bit of research for apartments but I just thought I'd try and do a bit too.I was wondering if anyone could advise me if this website and the people who list on there are reliable or not?…Continue

Started by Mark Southall. Last reply by Christine Jul 9.

Looking for a job 2 Replies

 Hi, I am wondering if anybody here are looking for employees like sales, merchandiser or PA? I worked in a UK company before as the sales supervior and PA to the UK manager. Please feel free to contact me if you are looking for this kind of employee. My email is Thanks! Continue

Started by Joanne Lyu. Last reply by Joanne Lyu Jun 5.


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