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24 Nov 2016

GZ-SZ-HK Railway Available in 2018

The high-speed railway connecting Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong may be put into use by 2018 as the construction of the railway in Hong Kong was officially finished Friday, according to the Guangdong Provincial Government’s official WeChat account. Based on the introduction made by the China Railway First Group, the Hong Kong section was the core construction of the high-speed railway projec...

17 Nov 2016

China’s Top High-Tech Fair Opens Its Gates  

  China’s No. 1 high-tech fair, China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), kicked off on Wednesday at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Futian CBD, spotlighting a host of the latest innovative technological products ready to change the world of work and play. The 18th CHTF, running until Nov. 21, is expected to draw 43 delegations and international organizations from 31 countries and reg...

17 Nov 2016

SZ Sets Up Trade, Investment and Innovation Center in Michigan

A delegation led by the governor of the U.S. State of Michigan, Rick Snyder, and the mayor of Detroit, Mike Duggan, visited the 18th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), which opened yesterday, and signed a Memorandum of Understanding for economic partnership with Shenzhen’s Party chief Ma Xingrui and Mayor Xu Qin. The signing of the MOU symbolized that Shenzhen and the State of Michigan, especially Detroit,...


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World’s Plant Sciences ‘Olympics’ Coming to SZ

30 Nov 2016

Plant scientists from all over the world are invited to attend the XIX International Botanical Congress (IBC 2017) in Shenzhen from July 23 to 29 next year. It will be the first time that the congress will be hosted by a city in a developing country. The XIX IBC, to take place at the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Futian District, will be held under the auspice of the International Union of...

2016 1 Dec


Shenzhen’s bid to attract high-skilled talent

Shenzhen Municipal Government is currently adopting policies that will see the city be a leader in innovation for decades to come. In particular there is currently in place a range of incentives to attract and retain overseas entrepreneurs, inventors, and other professionals to Shenzhen. Incentives include rental subsidies, R&D funding, research transfer funding, innovation team funding as well as family related support.

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