#BBCtrending: Is Dongguan really China's sex capital?

  • 19 February 2014

Internet users in China have taken to social media to write positive things about the city of Dongguan after state media exposed widespread prostitution there.

The city's police chief has been sacked and the government is cracking down on the sex trade following the expose.

But some social media users have been attempting to show that there is more to the town than sex.

Anne-Marie Tomchak from #BBCtrending reports on the 'Dongguan you may not know'.

This video is also available with Mandarin subtitles.

东莞真的是所谓的"中国性都"吗?中国网民发声,试图展现东莞的另一面

Produced by Benjamin Zand

All our stories are at BBC.com/trending

Follow @BBCtrending on Twitter and tweet using #BBCtrending