22 Changsha Projects Win National Science and Technology Awards
The Changsha Municipal Science and Technology Bureau announced on January 16 that 22 Changsha projects won national science and technology awards at the conference, including 13 projects which are in the charge of relevant units.
Changsha County, Liuyang, Ningxiang Enter Top 20 China County-level Economy Ranking
The China County-level Economy Research Institute (china-county.org/) released its 19th Report on China County-level Economy and Comprehensive Development on December 16, 2019. Changsha has three counties (county-level cities) ranking among top 20 nationwide – Changsha County ranks 4th; Liuyang ranks 10th; and, Ningxiang ranks 18th. Beyond that, Liling City and Xiangtan County make the list, ranking 46th and 91st respectively.
Changsha Maglev Express Wins National Quality Engineering Gold Award
The 2019 National Quality Engineering Award Summary and Commendation Conference was held at the China National Convention Center on December 8. A total of 14 projects in Changsha won the National Quality Engineering Award, including the Changsha Maglev Express Project, the Nanhu Road Xiangjiang River Tunnel Project, the Changshanyuan Sewage Treatment Plant Reconstruction and Expansion Project Phase II, and the Wanda Plaza in Kaifu District. In particular, Changsha Maglev Express won the National Quality Engineering Gold Award.
Five Changsha Districts Rank Among China's Top 100 Districts
On December 4, CCID Consulting, a leading Chinese think tank, released a report on Chinese districts’ overall competitiveness. It also announced a list of China’s top 100 districts in terms of overall competitiveness. Six districts in Hunan were included, one in Changde and the other five in Changsha: Changde’s Wuling was placed at 31st and Changsha’s Yuhua 17th, Furong 37th, Yuelu 65th, Kaifu 69th, and Tianxin 71st.
Changsha Wins Its 12th “Happiest Cities in China” Award
The China Happy Cities Forum was held in Guangzhou on November 25. The results of the 13th “Happiest Cities in China” Survey and Selection were released during the forum. Changsha was on the list of the “Happiest Cities in China 2019”. This is Changsha’s 12th “Happiest Cities” award. Changsha was awarded the honorary title of a "Vibrant City” as an individual award for the first time.
Changsha Elected as UCLG World Council and Executive Bureau Member
The World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders and the 6th Congress of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) was held in Durban, South Africa between November 13 and 15. A Changsha delegation attended. At the congress, Changsha was elected as a member of the UCLG World Council and Executive Bureau.