January 27, 2023
Becoming a ‘Sponge City’ at Shenzhen Speed
By Robert C. Thornett
Shenzhen is a prime example of China's Sponge City Program, which aims to both prevent flooding and increase water supply in urban areas.
January 05, 2022
Are ‘Sponge Cities’ the Answer to Shenzhen’s Water Scarcity?
By Genevieve Donnellon-May and Guangtao Fu
Shenzhen is facing its worst drought on record. Can authorities find a holistic, long-term solution?
December 12, 2020
How Can Shenzhen Replace Hong Kong?
By Jason Hung
China is planning to focus on Shenzhen as a new global hub. Will it work?
November 10, 2020
Why China’s Economy Keeps Booming Even After COVID-19
By Dingding Chen
With the pandemic controlled and society going back to normal, innovation and digitization are unleashing economic growth in China.
April 12, 2020
‘You Can See China From Here’: The Evolution of a Border
By Bill Callahan
Even the tightest border -- that of Maoist China -- can loosen over time, and eventually become a site of bustling exchange.
August 21, 2019
China’s Grand Plans for Shenzhen
By Eleanor Albert
The new plan for Shenzhen also shines a light on China's long-term strategy toward Hong Kong.
March 27, 2019
China’s Future Looks Brighter Away From Beijing
By Scott Moore
The future of China is being built not in the capital, but in dynamic southern cities like Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
February 02, 2019
Huawei’s Future Hinges on Its Ability to Outgrow Its Past
By Bonnie Girard
Huawei was shaped by its early environment: '80s and '90s Shenzhen, where political connections trumped any law.
July 22, 2017
12 Regions of China: The Southeast Coast
By John Lee
The historic center of China's maritime trade remains the heart of export-oriented manufacturing.
May 30, 2017
Xiongan: A New City for the Xi Jinping Era
By George G. Chen
Why Xiongan is the antithesis of Shenzhen.
February 04, 2016
Interview: China Stocks
By Anthony Fensom
Shanghai might be struggling, but look to Shenzhen.
September 16, 2015
One Chinese City's Struggle With Water Scarcity
By Coco Liu
In the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, water demand is expected to outstrip supply by 2020.
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