Kind Reminder to Foreigners Entering China via Shenzhen

Dear foreign friends, Recently, there has been an outbreak of pneumonia caused by novel coronavirus infection in many provinces (autonomous regions and cities) in China. In view of the epidemic, Guangdong Province activated a Level I public health emergency response on January 23. We hereby remind all foreigners entering China via Shenzhen as follows: 1. Fill…

Shenzhen has 3rd most tycoons in China: Hurun

Shenzhen ranks third in China in terms of the number of billionaires with personal assets exceeding US$1 billion, following Beijing and Hong Kong, according to the latest annual rich list compiled and released by Hurun Institute. Shenzhen is home to 67 billionaires with personal wealth of more than US$1 billion, while Hong Kong has 69…

SZ Tops Country in Big Data Development

A blue book with an annual report on the development of big data in China was published Monday by the Social Science Academic Press, and Shenzhen took the first place on the big data development index for 2017 out of 31 major cities in China, the Shenzhen Economic Daily reported. The top 10 cities in…

Incubator Serves Start-ups in SZ, Edinburgh

A creative exchange incubator, the Edinburgh-Shenzhen Creative Exchange (ESCE), organized an array of activities to promote Edinburgh enterprises during the 14th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF), which ended last week. The activities held during the U.K. Creative Industry Exhibition were sponsored by the ESCE and organized by the Shenzhen Creative Investment Group. The…

SZ Airport among World’s Most Beautiful

Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport is on a list of the top 10 World Most Beautiful Airports, and Wang Xiaodan, a stewardess with Shenzhen Airlines, has been named the world’s most beautiful stewardess in a ranking released in Hong Kong on Tuesday. The ranking of the services provided by airline companies and international airports was released…

BGI Co-initiates Global Biological Genomic Project

BGI, the Shenzhen-based company focused on research and application of genomics, announced Tuesday that it will take part in a global study named Earth BioGenome Project (EBP) as one of the co-initiators. The EBP was officially announced to the world in an article published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United…

Shenzhen-made Satellite to be Launched This Year

A Shenzhen-made satellite will be launched into space in the second half of this year as the first test satellite for Project Hongyan, a 300-satellite communications mega-constellation built by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. (CASC), the Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reported on Wednesday. The constellation is a mobile telephone communications network providing coverage…

Shenzhen Raises Subsidies for Startups

Government subsidies for the preparatory period of startups opened by returned overseas professionals and teams will be increased to 30 million yuan (US$4.75 million), doubling the amount in 2015, according to the city’s human resources and social security bureau. The bureau has simplified the application procedures, optimized review flow and shortened the granting period to…