Dongguan to spend 5 billion yuan on building cultural city

10:24, August 13, 2010      

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  The city of Dongguan, located in Guangdong Province, has drafted a plan to spend five billion yuan over a period of five years on the construction of a cultural city, the Guangzhou Daily reported.

  The Cultural City Construction Symposium held in the city Wednesday, had the presence of the secretary of Dongguan municipal Party committee, Liu Zhigeng, who said that the government will invest one billion yuan each year to build Dongguan into a cultural city.

  Among the city' s cultural relics are: Humen, the place where Lin Zexu had opium destroyed and Keyuan Garden, one of the four famous gardens in Guangdong, as well as being the place of residence of anti-japanese hero Jiang Guangnai.

Source: Global Times

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