KKYECT Tianzi Wharf, also known as 'The First Wharf of Canton', is the oldest wharf on the Pearl River in Guangzhou. Photo: Alamy KKYECT Tianzi Wharf, also known as 'The First Wharf of Canton', is the oldest wharf on the Pearl River in Guangzhou. Photo: Alamy
KKYECT Tianzi Wharf, also known as 'The First Wharf of Canton', is the oldest wharf on the Pearl River in Guangzhou. Photo: Alamy

Meet the Cantonese activist fighting to keep the language alive in its southern Chinese heartland

  • Until recently the idea that the language was at risk of dying out in Guangzhou – the city formerly known as Canton – would have seemed laughable. But now its advocates have a fight on their hands

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KKYECT Tianzi Wharf, also known as 'The First Wharf of Canton', is the oldest wharf on the Pearl River in Guangzhou. Photo: Alamy KKYECT Tianzi Wharf, also known as 'The First Wharf of Canton', is the oldest wharf on the Pearl River in Guangzhou. Photo: Alamy
KKYECT Tianzi Wharf, also known as 'The First Wharf of Canton', is the oldest wharf on the Pearl River in Guangzhou. Photo: Alamy
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