On Reflection by Chow Chung-yan
Shenzhen’s success story holds lessons even as US-China tech war bites
- China’s ‘Silicon Valley’, home to the likes of Huawei and Tencent, was once ridiculed for harbouring hopes of becoming a tech and innovation hub
- Its transformation is the result of a talent scheme by a city government that has learnt to tango with the private sector
Chow Chung-yan joined the Post in 1998. Over the past two decades he has risen through the ranks to the role of Executive Editor via the City, China and Business desks. He oversees the newsroom’s day-to-day operations, managing the website and print publications and also supervising the Post's China and US coverage.