My GBA Story

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) has drawn many expats to live and work here, and their life stories to some extent reflect the ethos and heartbeat of the GBA. Here you may read some of their stories and experience the pulse of the GBA.

Discover Shenzhen

Shenzhen's biodiversity through Isaac Cohen's lens. Cohen, a biology teacher from Colombia, has been recording with his camera lens the beautiful and colorful wildlife in Shenzhen since arriving in town in the summer of 2017.

Shenzhen Faces

Shenzhen has been given many nicknames: city of migrants, city of high tech, city of parks, city of design…Behind these glittering titles are people, people like you and me, people who find their value in their work, people who have stories to tell.

Expats Chase Their Dreams in GBA

This trilingual feature page is devoted to Spanish speakers who share with us stories about pursuing their dreams here. The reports are presented in Spanish, English and Chinese, allowing these inspiring stories to reach a wider audience.

High-caliber expats and their SZ stories

An increasing number of expats, including high-caliber expat professionals, are relocating to Shenzhen. While advancing their careers here, they are becoming a force to be reckoned with in the process of the city's high-quality development.

The 4th Expats Eye Shenzhen Photo Contest

Winners of the fourth Expats Eye Shenzhen Photo Contest have been unveiled.

SZ-HK Border Reopening

Big hugs, heartfelt smiles and happy tears were seen at border checkpoints between Shenzhen and Hong Kong when the long-awaited resumption of the first stage of quarantine-free travel between the mainland and Hong Kong officially took place.

Spring Festival Travel Rush

On the first day of the 40-day Spring Festival transport season, Shenzhen's transport terminals saw a total of 230,400 travelers embark on their journeys, up by 40,5% over the same period last year. This marked a new record high since the outbreak of COVID-19.

Rising SZ Designers

Shenzhen, China's first City of Design designated by the UNESCO, is home to some of the most creative minds in China. While sharing their stories, the reports give a glimpse of how design has changed our everyday lives and contributed to the city's rising creative power.