Biotech conference opens

Source:Shenzhen Daily | Author:Li Hao The China Bio-industry Convention 2011 (BioChina) is scheduled for Shenzhen between June 17 and 19, according to the city development and reform commission. The convention was expected to attract 300 domestic enterprises in the biotechnology industry, including big players like Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI), which has sequenced the genome of…

Duo sentenced for selling iPad2 data

Source:Shenzhen Daily | Author:Martin Li BAO’AN People’s Court has given two employees of Foxconn, a contract manufacturer of Apple products, sentences of 12 and 14 months respectively for stealing and selling technical data concerning the popular iPad2. Another man, Xiao Chengsong, a legal representative of Shenzhen Maituo Electric Co., was sentenced to 18 months for…

SZ scientists develop E.coli test kit

Source: SD News SHENZHEN scientists released a third version of the assembled genome of the deadly new E. coli strain and diagnostic kits for rapid identification of the highly infectious bacterium Tuesday. The new assembly, developed by the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) Shenzhen and researchers at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, provides a more complete…

The signing ceremony of Australian integrated resort project between CSST and Birubi has been held successfully in Shenzhen

The signing ceremony of Australian integrated resort project between China Security & Surveillance International (PRC), Inc. (CSST INTL) and Birubi has been held successfully in Futian Shangri-La Hotel Shenzhen on July 7, 2011. The top leaders of CSST and Birubi, many leaders of the State Development Bank and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia)…

Airport second runway to open next month

Source: Shenzhen Daily | Author:Wang Yuanyuan THE No. 2 runway at the Shenzhen airport will open at the end of next month after a successful test of the runway Monday. It was the first time large commercial jets, including an A330 flight from China Southern Airlines, has taxied on the runway, yesterday’s sznews.com reported. After…

Quest to find innovative entrepreneurs begins

Source: Shenzhen Daily | Author:Li Hao The third China (Shenzhen) Innovative Entrepreneurship Competition (IECSZ) has started inviting participants, a press conference was told yesterday. Organized by China Association of Technological Entrepreneurs and Shenzhen Municipal Government, the competition is open to small and medium innovative enterprises in the technology and manufacturing industries. The competition is also…

Shenzhen may establish city university

Source: SD News SHENZHEN would establish a city university after a proposal submitted by a political adviser was approved by education authorities, yesterday’s Guangzhou Daily reported. Jin Xinyi, a member of the city advisory body, said Sunday he had just received feedback from the education bureau regarding the establishment of Shenzhen City University. Jin said…

British consul general visits SZ

2011-January-21 08:53 | Shenzhen Daily Shenzhen and the United Kingdom have big potential for cooperation, new British Consul General to South China Alastair Morgan said during his first visit to Shenzhen on Thursday. “Looking at the scope of British engagement in Hong Kong, you can see how much the scope of Shenzhen and U.K. trade…

China committed to more open market

2011-January-11 08:53 | Shenzhen Daily CHINA was committed to expanding domestic consumption and would continue on its path toward a more open market, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said yesterday. “Reform and opening up are the driving forces behind our development. China will be steadfast in promoting reform,” Li wrote in an opinion piece published in…

2010 GDP growth about 10%

2011-January-10 08:53 | Shenzhen Daily CHINA’S economy grew by around 10 percent in 2010, with retail sales up 18.5 percent, showing that it was now relying more on domestic consumption, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said in remarks published Saturday. “The driving force of domestic consumption is rising, and its increase contributed over 90 percent to…