China News Service, Guangzhou, August 17th, title: Hong Kong youth in the Greater Bay Area: summer internships will give priority to the mainland for future employment

  China News Network reporter Fang Weibin

  "This time from Beijing to Guangzhou, I came for an internship with my bag." Chen Haojia, a student at China University of Political Science and Law and a young Hong Kong youth, recalled that when she learned that Guangzhou had launched the "hundred enterprises, thousands of people" internship program for young students from Hong Kong and Macau, she held Sign up with a try mentality.

"After passing the interview, our accommodation, transportation and meals in Guangzhou have been arranged."

Chen Haojia interned in the Nansha Court and was assigned to the Intellectual Property Tribunal.

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  In the People's Court of Nansha District of Guangdong Free Trade Zone (hereinafter referred to as "Nansha Court"), a group of Hong Kong youth started a one-month internship here during the summer vacation.

In an interview with a reporter from, many of them said that in the future, they will give priority to developing in the mainland.

Chen Junhan organized the files through the court's online system.

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  Chen Haojia interned in the Nansha Court and was assigned to the Intellectual Property Tribunal.

"On July 17, the first day of my internship in the court, the judge gave me three files and a template to write three judgments." Chen Haojia admitted that he did not expect to feel the intensity of the court's work on the first day. Because she was not familiar with the process, she was inexperienced in writing the judgment, but she was very serious.

This impressed her internship advisor.

  She Liping, deputy head of the Intellectual Property Tribunal of the Nansha Court, said that there was a judgment document involving a franchise contract dispute, which involved a lot of digital accounting. Chen Haojia spent an entire afternoon comparing and summarizing the data repeatedly. Problems were also found.

Emily Zhao is an intern at the Comprehensive Tribunal, handling commercial disputes involving Hong Kong and Macau.

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  Chen Junhan, a Hong Kong student also from China University of Political Science and Law, was assigned to the Comprehensive Trial Chamber.

"During my internship at the Nansha Court, I used the court's online system to sort out various files." He said that through the "Guangzhou Micro Court" in the WeChat applet, you can see the evidence of the complaint submitted by the parties, instead of no longer It needs to be mailed to the court by the parties.

Chen Junhan said with emotion that the intelligent handling of cases in Guangzhou courts impressed him deeply. In addition, the variety of court cases was a good internship opportunity for him.

  Data show that in the first half of 2022, the Nansha Court received more than 2,000 civil and commercial cases involving foreign countries, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, of which commercial contract disputes and real estate disputes accounted for the largest proportion.

In recent years, new types of cases caused by private entrusted wealth management, crowdfunding project investment, employee equity incentives, and trust contracts have gradually increased, and the types of cases have become more diverse.

From the perspective of the regions involved, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan account for the vast majority, accounting for more than 70%, of which the number of cases involving Hong Kong is the most concentrated.

  Chen Junhan said that this internship has a feeling of "moving in with a bag", and Hong Kong and Macao students should seize the policy bonus and cherish the opportunity.

He imagined that if he works in a city in the Greater Bay Area, the climate is similar to that of Hong Kong, and it is very close to home. It only takes half an hour to take the high-speed rail from Nansha Qingsheng Station to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station.

  Like Chen Junhan, Hong Kong young Emily Zhao is also an intern at the Comprehensive Tribunal.

On the day of the interview, she also attended a case involving commercial disputes in Hong Kong and Macau.

"My father is from Hong Kong and my mother is from the mainland. I have been a cross-border student since kindergarten." Because she has often traveled between Hong Kong and the mainland since she was a child, Emily Zhao is comfortable with living in the two places.

A group of young people from Hong Kong interned at the Nansha Court during the summer vacation.

Photo by Wang Qingran

  Emily Zhao recalled: "Every year at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center in Wanchai, mainland colleges and universities will hold higher education exhibitions. I often visit and learn about many colleges and universities in mainland China." During her internship in Nansha, she also used her spare time to participate in a number of conferences held in Nansha. Policy presentations for Hong Kong and Macau youth.

She said that Nansha has introduced many policies that are conducive to the development of Hong Kong and Macao youths in the mainland, and provides various forms of subsidies, which are very attractive. "This internship has made a very meaningful inspection for future graduation. There is a lot of potential for development.”

  According to He Qifa, Deputy Director of the Political Department of the Nansha Court, this year, the Nansha Court accepted 12 Hong Kong and Macau interns, the first batch of interns after the introduction of the "Guangzhou Nansha Comprehensive Plan for Deepening Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Comprehensive Cooperation Facing the World".

He said that the education methods received by Hong Kong and Macao students are different from those of mainland students, and they have two cultural backgrounds. Their internships in mainland courts will help mainland judges understand the customs and business habits of Hong Kong and Macao when handling cases involving Hong Kong and Macao.

  Recently, lawyers from Hong Kong and Macao have been allowed to practice in nine mainland cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

He Qifa hopes that more Hong Kong and Macau students will deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Greater Bay Area and the courts in the Mainland, and will come to the Mainland to seek job opportunities.