Will China be the ‘world’s first modern powerhouse not built on the road of capitalism’? Illustration: Kuen Lau

China’s Shenzhen is using big data to become a smart ‘socialist model city’

  • Beijing tells southern technology centre to use ‘best modern governance practices that promote high quality and sustainable development’
  • China will be the ‘world’s first modern powerhouse not built on the road of capitalism’, head of national economic planning agency says
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Will China be the ‘world’s first modern powerhouse not built on the road of capitalism’? Illustration: Kuen Lau
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William Zheng

William Zheng

William Zheng is a veteran journalist who has served and led major Hong Kong and Singapore media organizations in his 20-year career, covering greater China. He is now deputy China Editor of the South China Morning Post.