Shenzhen top slogans in driving people to action
Last Sunday Shenzhen announced ten slogans that have the most impact in driving people to action in the country special economic zone. Time is Money, Efficiency is Life topped the list which was chosen by a panel of journalists, public officials and internet users.
It was the most influential slogan in China when the officials decided to place the poster carrying the slogan at an intersection just off the Shekou Industrial Road and it shook the whole country. The slogan inspired the country in interpreting the market oriented economy. The nine other slogans were selected from a post on the internet published by a expat who came to Shenzhen years ago, he posted it on the net with the title of Looking back on inspiring slogans after living in Shenzhen. the post attracted wide attention from netizens.
Out of 103 slogan 6,600 netizens selected the top 30 slogans. Among the slogans chosen were Empty Talk Endangers the Nation, Practical Work Brings Prosperity, Dare to Become the World’s First, Encourage Innovation and Be tolerant of Failure, Achieving the Cultural Rights of Citizens, No Distance Between Shenzhen and the World, You Are a Shenzhener Once You Come Here and Helping others for Enjoyment.