Shenzhen in South China's Guangdong province has taken the top spot in investment vitality in China, according to a report released by corporate information tracker Tianyancha.
Guangzhou Shipyard International Co and Guangdong Institute of Intelligent Unmanned System signed a deal over the weekend to build the country's largest marine scientific research vessel.
Guangzhou's Nansha district will be built into an "international talent special district" with global influence by 2035 - the first of its kind in China.
A special China-Europe freight train carrying goods from a Guangdong-based company set out from Dongguan in South China's Guangdong province to Moscow on Wednesday.
Shenzhen, a young innovative city in South China, has maintained its national leading position across major intellectual property indexes this year, with double-digit growth in most areas.
Chinese Internet giant Baidu's autonomous driving unit Apollo launched the world's largest autonomous driving platform Mobility as a Service at Guangzhou's Huangpu district.
The Guangzhou Arbitration Commission (GZAC) officially released its recommended standards for internet arbitration on Sept 10, which were the first of its kind around the world.
Zhanjiang became the world's first commercial pilot city for gigaband and cloud VR (virtual reality), officials announced at a press conference held on Sept 3.