As part of Deng Xiaoping’s 'reform and opening up' policies, China named Shenzhen a special economic zone in 1980. Over the next 40 years, Shenzhen transformed from a rural backwater with a population of 20,000 to China's answer to Silicon Valley. It forms part of the “Greater Bay Area”, so created in 2016 by the Chinese government, which groups nine Guangdong cities with Hong Kong and Macau as an economic hub.
Innovation and technology collaboration can help Hong Kong catch up with its booming neighbour.
The city’s new commissioner for sports with his rare mix of athletic and management experience has a great deal of work ahead of him.
As a leading international financial hub, the city has an important e-CNY role to play when it comes to global trade and business.
Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism Kevin Yeung on Saturday says more than 700 mainland tour groups expected to arrive in the city in next few days.
Restaurant industry figures predict the National Day long weekend take will be 50 per cent up on last year.
Hong Kong’s residents have been flocking across the border for high-end shopping trips, but there are tranquil seaside resorts and delicious dining at urban gems to enjoy, too
China Evergrande surprisingly cancelled meetings with offshore creditors scheduled for next week, citing weaker-than-expected sales. The developer has also recently attracted more hostile creditors at home.
The combined fortune of the top 15 Chinese healthcare billionaires has fallen 17 per cent to US$84.1 billion amid a sweeping anti-corruption campaign that started about two months ago.
Hong Kong Satellite Manufacturing Centre says research, assembly and testing has succeeded.
SIM cards registered with forged personal documents could have attracted criminals engaged in fraud and money-laundering, police say.
Police in Shenzhen have detained some staff at Evergrande Financial Management after the company failed to repay investors.
Chinese Ministry of State Security report acknowledges cyberattacks detailed in internal papers revealed by former contractor.
The air cargo link between mainland China and Vietnam comes as JD.com continues to expand its overseas logistics operations.
The founders of new Shenzhen restaurant Komuro – which has close ties with Sushi Arai in Tokyo – want to show Chinese people local sushi can be just as good as that found in Japan.
Shenzhen United Family Hospital is interested in serving Hong Kong patients to reduce waiting times in city, former financial secretary Antony Leung says.
Shenzhen issues new document on measures to boost consumption, with a chapter dedicated to luring Hong Kong and Macau visitors to city.
Beijing has high hopes for Shenzhen and its role in ensuring that China becomes technologically self-sufficient in the face of crippling US curbs on technology transfers.
Huawei’s Mate 60 Pro is expected to provide a tough challenge for Apple in China as US tech giant releases its new iPhone 15.
This initiative underscores Shenzhen’s ambition to become China’s autonomous vehicle tech hub, more than a year after the city rolled out the country’s first dedicated regulations for intelligent connected cars.
One pupil on mandatory mainland trip says visit brought her closer to country and emphasised influence of national development on her daily life.
China’s southern metropolis of Shenzhen is the only mainland city where individuals can apply for bankruptcy, but it’s not easy, as authorities seem to frown on debt forgiveness.
Meet four companies in Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen that are determined to turn innovations that reduce carbon footprint into viable businesses.
Government announced at 11.44pm that it had been told by Shenzhen authorities they would begin discharging water from reservoir ‘from midnight’.
The controversial tax does not appear in a five-year lawmaking plan, as China’s real estate crisis intensifies and Beijing’s economic priorities shift.
Former water-treatment engineer says the city has a decades-long history of flooding that could be mitigated with better weather forecasting, particularly in this era of more frequent extreme weather.
The FinTech Association of Hong Kong and the Shenzhen FinTech Association have started working together for the first time as GBA opportunities loom.
The new branch in Shenzhen is one of the first Hong Kong projects in the Hetao zone, which will take the lead in serving hi-tech companies, as the two cities work on building a global hub.
The Chinese internet giant’s foundation artificial intelligence model provides a range of functions, including image creation, copywriting and text recognition, that can be applied in multiple industries.
‘[We] aim to take the development of the Hetao cooperation zone to a new level,’ Shenzhen Mayor Qin Weizhong says.
China’s package of relief measures to support the property sector triggered a home-buying spree over the weekend as hundreds of families in Beijing and Shanghai took advantage of lower down payments and mortgage rates.