China plans to turn Shenzhen into a socialist model city. Photo: Roy IssaChina plans to turn Shenzhen into a socialist model city. Photo: Roy Issa
China plans to turn Shenzhen into a socialist model city. Photo: Roy Issa
Zhang Lin
Opinion

Opinion

Zhang Lin

Is China trying to replace Hong Kong with Shenzhen?

  • With support from the former British colony, Shenzhen has grown from a sleepy fishing village to a centre for hi-technology
  • Beijing-based analyst Zhang Lin considers the central government’s plan to make it a socialist model city

China plans to turn Shenzhen into a socialist model city. Photo: Roy IssaChina plans to turn Shenzhen into a socialist model city. Photo: Roy Issa
China plans to turn Shenzhen into a socialist model city. Photo: Roy Issa
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