(Oct 21): Next week, I will visit Nanshan in Shenzhen. Some describe it as China’s Silicon Valley and home to high-tech companies. If you want cutting-edge technology, 5G development and artificial intelligence programming, this is where you go. Nanshan district is a model high-tech, sophisticated, smart-city development, and it stands in stark contrast to Dunhuang in remote Gansu province, which I visited a few weeks ago to speak at a Belt and Road roundtable forum. 

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