The list is compiled by the National Academy of Economic Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and covers 293 cities in the region, including on the mainland, on Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Bloomberg

Shenzhen takes economic top spot – again – but Hong Kong is more liveable, study finds

  • Chinese think tank puts the southern mainland city ahead of its neighbour on its competitiveness list for a fifth straight year
  • But Hong Kong’s development is the most sustainable and its business environment better than more than 290 others surveyed, researchers say
Topic |   China economy

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The list is compiled by the National Academy of Economic Strategy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and covers 293 cities in the region, including on the mainland, on Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Photo: Bloomberg
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The comments by Vice-Premier Liu He were published on the website of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Monday but Friday’s visit was not reported in state media. Photo: EPA

China’s leading scientists advised to keep a low profile in their work as US steps up pressure on tech firms

  • Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser, Liu He, issues advice during visit to Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • United States continues to target Chinese tech firms with supercomputing firms added to blacklist over the weekend
Topic |   US-China tech war

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The comments by Vice-Premier Liu He were published on the website of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Monday but Friday’s visit was not reported in state media. Photo: EPA
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