One man's quest to learn more about his father's time on the island has led him to record the little-known history of an obscure part of the Chinese diaspora.

From the Jars Killer to the Braemar Hill murders, the Hello Kitty murder and more recently the parent killer, the city has witnessed some shocking and sometimes gruesome deaths.

The Chu family behind Mission Hills Shenzhen, the world's largest golf club, will extend their support of sport and education by opening a bilingual school in the Chinese border city with a strong sport syllabus.