CHTF TO ARRANGE FAIRS FOR OVERSEAS BUYERS

TWO procurement fairs for overseas buyers will be held during the 18th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), which will take place Nov. 16-21 at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Futian District. The organizers will invite buyers from Europe, America, the Middle East, India, Russia and Southeast Asian countries to attend the two procurement fairs. The…

Kenyan students in town for Huawei-sponsored study tour

NINE Kenyan university students are in Shenzhen to participate in a two-week internship program sponsored by technology giant Huawei. Speaking at a send-off ceremony for the interns last week, Victor Kyalo, principal secretary in the Ministry of Information Communication Technology (ICT), hailed the partnership with Huawei as facilitating skills transfer for the youth. “Provision of…

Qianhai enterprises seek business opportunities

SIXTEEN major Qianhai enterprises showcased themselves and shared opportunities with overseas exhibitors at the first International Industrial Capacity Cooperation Forum & the 8th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) at the Beijing Exhibition Center on Thursday. The Qianhai Authority and several Qianhai enterprises signed cooperative contracts with overseas companies respectively Thursday morning, allowing Qianhai to step…

Fair highlights Qianhai achievements

THE first International Industrial Capacity Cooperation Forum & the 8th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) opened Thursday at the Beijing Exhibition Center, giving Qianhai high-profile exposure to global visitors. Aimed to boost the capacity for cooperation between China and overseas countries, especially Russia, this year’s forum is cohosted by the China Overseas Development Association (CODA),…

SZ companies among top 10 most admired companies

THREE Shenzhen-based companies were on the 2016 list of “China’s Most Admired Companies” compiled by Fortune magazine (Chinese version) recently. Huawei Technologies, a Shenzhen-based technology conglomerate, ranked 2nd, Tencent Holdings Ltd., a major Chinese Internet company, ranked 4th, and BYD Co. Ltd., a major Chinese new energy vehicle manufacturer, ranked 6th. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.…

SZ 1st French Tech Hub

SHENZHEN was officially inaugurated as a French Tech Hub yesterday, the first city in China to be announced by the French Government as a French Tech Hub. Shenzhen and nine other cities around the world were officially declared as French Tech Hubs on Thursday by French Prime Minister Manuel Valls. Matthias Fekl, French Secretary of…

Student innovations shine at carnival

WITH the action of literally grabbing the words “2016 Shenzhen Student Maker Carnival” from a computer screen to a mega LED screen, a student opened this year’s maker festival for Shenzhen students by using VR (Virtual Reality) at the launch ceremony Thursday. It is the second time that Shenzhen has organized the maker carnival for…

Cutting-edge products grace innovation week

A SELF-PLAYING smart piano drew a crowd at the Shenzhen Bay Inno Park in Nanshan District during the National Mass Innovation and Entrepreneurship Week that kicked off Wednesday. The FindPiano developed by Etango, an information technology company in Shanghai, can be controlled by a phone app to play as if there is an invisible pianist…

Apple announces to open R&D center in Shenzhen

APPLE has decided to set up a research and development center in Shenzhen, its second facility in China after Beijing, to focus on manufacturing and software development. The announcement was made by Apple CEO Tim Cook during a meeting with Shenzhen Party chief Ma Xingrui and Mayor Xu Qin on Tuesday. He is in Shenzhen…