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Discovering Nanjing

This is a selection of resources on Discovering Nanjing available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so we can share them with our readers.

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Where industries climb the value chain: Nanjing has the resources for businesses to transform, keeping them ahead of the competition

Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, is located an hour away from Shanghai via high-speed train. It has  “established industry clusters; an integrated, globally connected transport system; and one of the busiest airports in China”. Nanjing offers businesses the opportunity to transform and keep ahead of the competition. This article presents a case study of BSH Home Appliances Holding (China) Co. Ltd., which has used Nanjing as its corporate headquarters.

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Measuring smart land use in urban-rural regions of China: A case study of Pukou, Nanjing City

To promote economic growth, China is adopting a new urbanisation and industrialisation development model. This article explores how smart land use in the urban-rural regions of China is achieved through an integrated measure indicator system, which comprises three sub-systems: land amount controls, land form compactness, and land use efficiency. It presents a case study of Pukou District in Nanjing City, which uses the system that was found to be effective for measuring the level and status of regional smart land use.

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Sport events, urban regimes, and community development: A case study of Nanjing, China

Many cities around the world find it challenging to distinguish themselves from others in an increasingly competitive market for tourism, economic development and investment. This research explores Nanjing’s community development agenda and ongoing events strategy. It finds that Nanjing’s agenda targets disadvantaged groups or neighbourhoods, with a particular focus on community development that encourages community participation.

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Chinese city seeks young blood: How ageing Nanjing lures new talent

Nanjing is an ancient city with a rapidly growing ageing population, shrinking working-age population, and a rising number of young children. This article analyses how Nanjing’s government is luring new talent through its talent programmes.

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Discover Nanjing, China: One of the greatest capital cities of ancient times

The city of Nanjing is densely packed with historical richness, cultural heritage and natural beauty. This official website of the Nanjing Municipal Tourism Commission offers information on local history, culture, prominent landmarks, and food.

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