Nation rolls out transport projects for Bay Area

The construction site of a intercity railway linking Foshan and Dongguan, two cities in the Guangdong province, Feb 27, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] China has rolled out plans to invest 474 billion yuan ($68.4 billion) in the construction of new transportation infrastructure projects in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, according to the country’s top economic planner.…

Healthcare wards off financial illness

Firefighters gather to prepare for disinfection works at the Wuhan Railway Station in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei province, March 24, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] Countries better prepared to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic from a healthcare perspective were less likely to need a strong economic response, which is a link that needed to be acknowledged, an Italian…

Index shows China new growth drivers thrive

Passengers take photos of the Shanghai-Suzhou-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge on a train from Shanghai to Nantong as both the bridge and the Shanghai-Suzhou-Nantong Railway opened on July 1. [Photo/CHINA NEWS SERVICE] BEIJING — New development drivers are increasingly underpinning China’s growth, with the internet-based industries adding to economic vitality, an index showed. The new growth…

New railways give Yangtze region a push

A trial train hits 220 kilometers per hour on a section of the Shanghai-Suzhou-Nantong Railway during a top-speed test run on May 4. [XU CONGJUN/FOR CHINA DAILY] Lines connecting Shanghai, neighbor provinces to make travel easier in area The Yangtze River Delta region, one of China’s most economically active, open and innovative areas, is gaining…

Night economy prosperous in Shanghai

People get together at a restaurant in Shanghai on May 31, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] The night economy has been prosperous in Shanghai, especially on a street frequented by internationals. Rising from an abandoned railway base, this street on Hongmei road has developed into a commercial street bringing together food and culture from diverse countries. Consumers from different countries enjoy their leisure time…

Important Notice | The 15th International Rail Transit Exhibition (Rail+Metro China), and the China International Railway Conference (CIRC) 2020 will be Postponed to Take Place September 2nd – 3rd 2020

Dear exhibitors, visitors and partners: As we enter April, the outbreak of the novel Corona Virus is widespread throughout the world, with multiple focal points. As a leading international metropolis, Shanghai has a great responsibility to prevent its further spread. The 15th International Rail Transit Exhibition, also known as Rail+Metro China 2020, and the China International…