One of the major complaints that I am hearing in Shenzhen is the lack of transparency about information about the new coronavirus; most of the information we are hearing isn’t coming from official sources. Indeed, the first announcement of the Wuhan coronavirus came from eight unnamed, unofficial sources, which announced that a new virus had been discovered. The Wuhan police “handled them according to law” for spreading rumors and reminded the public that “the net isn’t outside the law.”
This week in The Economist, an introduction to the PRD as China’s most dynamic, open, and innovative region. Good overview that introduces landmarks for navigating a landscape which has changed and continues to change China. And yes, Learning from Shenzhen gets a shout out!
Jonathan and I will be joining Learning from Shenzhen contributor, Eric Florence at 5:00pm, January 17, 2017 in the Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong. Please join us.
The book is out (and can be purchased, here). Please join us at the Shenzhen launch!