Shenzhen ranks 3rd in business environment

SHENZHEN is ranked third in urban business environment among Chinese cities in 2019, following Beijing and Shanghai, according to a report released by State media China Central Television (CCTV) yesterday. As for the remaining top 10, Shenzhen is followed by Guangzhou, Chongqing, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Tianjin and Ningbo. The CCTV report took the international and…

Half of GD’s richest people from SZ

PONY MA, chairman and CEO of Tencent, with a wealth of 276.73 billion yuan (US$39 billion), ranks No. 2 in a new list of the 500 richest Chinese. The list was compiled by the New Fortune magazine. Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, tops the list with wealth over 300 billion yuan and Xu Jiayin…

2019 Chinese City Creativity Index (CCCI)——Shenzhen kicked No.3 among large and medium-sized cities in China

At the SMIDF 2019, the 2019 CCCI was officially released, among which Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu and Nanjing have taken the top 10 spots.   Among China’s 50 large and medium-sized cities concerned, most cities have their CCCIs improved more or less. Beijing, Shenzhen and Shanghai rank among the top…

Shenzhen Aims for Smart-city Benchmark

Shenzhen will strive to become a world-class new-type smart-city benchmark by increasing digitalization in social governance, Shenzhen Party chief Wang Weizhong said at a high-level seminar on Shenzhen Building a Demonstration Area of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics on Sunday. The seminar, themed “Digital Government,” brought together more than 100 government officials and experts from home…

Changes to foreign investment framework

The Morrison Government announced temporary changes to the foreign investment review framework that are designed to protect Australia’s national interest as we deal with the economic implications arising from the spread of the coronavirus. Effective from this date of announcement, all proposed foreign investments into Australia subject to the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (the Act) will…

BGI Provides a Total Lab Solution for Large-scale Coronavirus Detection, in addition to its Coronavirus Test Kits with CE-IVD Mark

Facing the spread of COVID-19 in a growing number of countries across the world, it is critical that high throughput detection labs are built up in order to increase the efficiency of diagnosis. Leading genomics research institute and service provider BGI recently announced that it now provides a total laboratory solution for large-scale coronavirus detection…

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…