Shenzhen Emerging as Global Driver of Civilian Drones

(source:http://www.ecns.cn/business/2016/06-20/214956.shtml) More than 300 Shenzhen-based drone makers, including the well-known DJI, are expanding their territories around the world, making the city the hub of the world’s civilian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). “Shenzhen has become the distribution hub of the drone industry around the globe. Seventy percent of the world’s civilian drone market share has been…

Workshop for Heart Disease Opens in Shenzhen

Working with a globally leading hospital that specializes in treating cardiovascular diseases, a Shenzhen hospital on Wednesday established a quality inspection base for cardiovascular disease treatment, which aims to reduce the number of Shenzheners dying from related illnesses within five years. “Chinese Academy of Medical Science Fuwai Hospital is known worldwide for its treatment of…

Univ. Innovation Centre Launched in Shenzhen

(Source:ShenZhen Daily) The International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO, the 10th UNESCO Category-II centre in education in the world, officially launched in Shenzhen on June 9th. Based at the South University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTC), the centre, the first UNESCO institute in Shenzhen, will become an international…

Shenzhen to Pilot Sponge City Program

Shenzhen will pilot a national Sponge City program in 24 areas, covering 256 square kilometres, according to an action plan approved by the city government on June 5, World Environment Day. Shenzhen was selected as one of 16 cities under the Sponge City program in April by the Central Government and will receive 150 million…

Report shows SZ’s Growing Tech Footprint

SHENZHEN is spreading its fame around the globe with an array of telecommunication and high-tech brands based in the city, the Daily Sunshine reported on May 31. Every six out of 10 smartphones on global markets are made in Shenzhen and three of the top five most-sold smartphones on Chinese markets are made by Shenzhen…

Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley: The face of modern China

(Source:http://www.therural.com.au/story/3892809/shenzhen-chinas-silicon-valley-the-face-of-modern-china/?cs=34) From 36,000 to 14 million: Shenzen, China. Photo: iStock It’s the city where the average age is 28, old people are almost non-existent and where women once outnumbered men by seven to one. It’s where one third of the world’s mobile phones are made and where Maseratis, BMWs and Mercedes are as commonplace as…

UNSW offering startups a foot into the Chinese market at its Startup China pitching event

(source:http://www.startupdaily.net/2015/11/unsw-offering-startups-foot-chinese-market-startup-china-pitching-event/) The University of New South Wales is inviting students, entrepreneurs, and academics interested in doing business in China to attend its Startup China event, to be held on December 10. Ten startups aiming to get into the Chinese market will be selected to pitch at the event, with the prize for the winning team…

BYD and ADL partner to supply Go-Ahead London with capital’s first, large-scale pure electric bus fleet

Source: http://www.alexander-dennis.com/news/byd-and-adl-partner-to-supply-go-ahead-london-with-capitals-first-large-scale-pure-electric-bus-fleet/ BYD, the world’s largest maker of pure electric buses – and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), Europe’s fastest growing bus and coach builder – have formed a powerful new alliance and confirmed a £19 million deal today that will see the introduction of London’s first large-scale, zero-emission, single deck bus fleet. This will also…

SZ: NO. 1 In Economic Competitiveness

SHENZHEN is the most competitive city economically in China, according to a report by a mainland think tank. The report released by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) analyzed and compared the competitiveness of Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and 294 cities on the Chinese mainland. It showed that Shenzhen has the strongest competitive power,…

Citic Securities land purchase in Shenzhen stirs CLSA

2014-February-08 South China Morning Post Howard Winn There was some interest among CLSA staffers recently following an announcement by Citic Securities on the Hong Kong stock exchange website. It says Citic has spent 3.5 billion yuan (HK$4.4 billion) buying a plot of land in Shenzhen which will be developed as the “Citic Securities Shenzhen headquarters…