Shenzhen is one of nine mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area plan. Photo: XinhuaShenzhen is one of nine mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area plan. Photo: Xinhua
Shenzhen is one of nine mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area plan. Photo: Xinhua

Shenzhen should be elevated to same administrative status as Beijing, academics say

  • Hong Kong’s neighbour and other cities should become centrally administered municipalities, updating regional structure drawn up in 1960s, article argues
  • Change would bring greater resources and clout – but the proposal, floated before, is not official policy

Topic |   Greater Bay Area
Shenzhen is one of nine mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area plan. Photo: XinhuaShenzhen is one of nine mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area plan. Photo: Xinhua
Shenzhen is one of nine mainland cities in the Greater Bay Area plan. Photo: Xinhua
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