Keeping Cantonese alive in China's south with soccer and beer

December 20, 2013

The news that most original programmes on the news channel of Guangdong TV will be produced and broadcast in Putonghua from September won’t directly affect top Cantonese sports commentator Stephen Ting Wai-kit who does live soccer commentating for fans at his restaurant in Guangzhou, China. But, this change means that restaurants and other outlets where Cantonese is spoken, are slowly diminishing, taking with it, many say, a culture. Read the full story on the recent changes on Guangzhou TV here.