City OK’d for building national strength in transportation

SHENZHEN has been approved by the Ministry of Transport as a pilot city in the country’s drive to build national strength in transportation. According to an official document published on the official website of the ministry Wednesday, Shenzhen has been given the go-ahead to pilot constructions of ahigh-quality innovative international air transportation hub, metropolitan railways…

Shenzhen sees over 90,000 foreign-invested enterprises

SHENZHEN — More than 90,000 foreign-invested enterprises have been set up in Shenzhen, one of the symbols of China’s reform and opening up, since the city issued the first business license for a foreign-funded company in 1981. According to the municipal government, Shenzhen has, by the end of July, licensed over 94,000 foreign direct investment…

City tops high-quality development list

SHENZHEN took the top spot in a ranking of 35 major cities in the country in terms of high-quality development, according to a Shenzhen Economic Daily report yesterday. The city also ranked first in three categories — comprehensive performance, coordinated development and green development, as per the 2020 Chinese Cities High-quality Development Report by the…

SZ makes breakthrough in IPR protection

SHENZHEN ranked first among 156 sub-provincial and prefecture-level cities in China in the performance appraisal of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection in 2019, according to the results published by the National Intellectual Property Administration. The city occupied the first place in terms of patent applications, patent authorization, growth rate of patent authorization, maintenance rate of…

SZ boasts 308 listed firms

THE number of A-share listed companies in Shenzhen had reached 308 as of June 10, once again surpassing Shanghai, which recorded a total of 307 publicly traded companies, Shenzhen Economic Daily yesterday. Since the beginning of this year, there have been 11 Shenzhen companies and only five Shanghai companies listed in the A-share market —…

City’s health care reform model wins national award

THE Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission won the special contribution award of the CHIP Awards for building an integrated, efficient and quality health care system at the 2020 China Health Care Innovation Summit in Shanghai on Saturday. The CHIP Awards, billed as the Oscars in China’s health care sector, aim to recognize and reward innovation related…

Xiaomi to set up international headquarters in SZ 小米集团国际总部落户深圳

XIAOMI Corp., a Chinese tech giant producing smartphones and smart hardware, will set up its international headquarters in Shenzhen, according to an agreement it signed with the Shenzhen Municipal Government yesterday. The company will invest 7.76 billion yuan (US$1.11 billion) to construct its headquarters office at Houhai Finance and Business Headquarters Base in Nanshan District,…

Amendment to IPR protection regulations passed 深圳知识产权保护再升级

SHENZHEN will tighten its punishment for intentional infringement of intellectual property rights (IPR) and has clarified six categories of serious cases of intentional intellectual property infringement, Shenzhen Economic Daily reported yesterday. The amendment to the city’s IPR protection regulations was adopted at the 42nd meeting of the Standing Committee of the Sixth Shenzhen Municipal People’s…