Thursday/ Shenzhen about to turn 30

The city of Shenzhen is turning 30 tomorrow, and has declared Friday a holiday.   So there will be no one here and we are not coming in to work – we will work from our apartments.      In my case I will work from the hotel in Hong Kong since I am going there tonight already.     It will be good to be able to work uninterrupted for a whole day.

These pictures from this link .   The city has certainly come a long way from being a fishing village in 1980.    The central government has also announced that two new districts are added to the Special Economic Zone for Shenzhen.  In an article from the Wall Street Journal, it is reported that China’s broader economy seems to have bounced back just fine from the great recession of 2008 and 2009 .. but that in its two most vibrant southern cities, Shenzhen and Hong Kong, one casualty is still struggling to recover: entrepreneurialism.

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