Georgia Tech & Tianjin Univ. to Build College in Shenzhen

Another jointly built university is expected to settle in Shenzhen soon. The Shenzhen Municipal Government inked a cooperation deal with Tianjin University and Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) on Friday to build a college in Shenzhen. Vice mayor of Shenzhen, Wu Yihuan, signed the agreement with Zhong Denghua, president of Tianjin University, and Bud…

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…

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…

SZ companies in spotlight

A contributor to Forbes magazine, Ben Sin, recently visited four high-tech companies in Shenzhen and then wrote an article saying that China’s tech companies have gone from followers to innovation leaders in their respective fields in record time. Sin is a Chinese-American from California currently living in Hong Kong. In the article, titled “A Day…

SZ Ranks 3rd in Financial Competitiveness

Shenzhen ranked third in China in financial competitiveness in the eighth China Financial Center Index report released by the China Development Institute (Shenzhen), an independent research advisory body. The report evaluated 31 Chinese cities in terms of their financial competitiveness. Shanghai and Beijing ranked first and second, with Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Chongqing, Nanjing…

Global Campus to be built

The Shenzhen Municipal Government and Tsinghua University signed an agreement last Friday to build a global campus in the city with one-third of the students coming from overseas, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported. The global campus will be situated near Xili University Town in Nanshan District and mainly serve postgraduate and international students. Chen Xu,…

Young SZ billionaires come from IT industry

They are not only rich, but also young as all of them were born in the 1980s. Four Shenzhen entrepreneurs were included on a fortune list released by Hurun Research Institute on Monday. All of the four billionaires come from IT backgrounds, the Southern Metropolis Daily reported yesterday. It was the first time that the…

7 SZ firms among top 20 for CSR

SHENZHEN companies once again earned their reputation nationwide as seven corporations made it into the best 20 enterprises of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) among this year’s top 100 private enterprises in China, sznews.com reported yesterday. According to a blue paper of Chinese companies’ CSR performance that was just released Sunday, seven Shenzhen companies — Huawei,…