Neighbors facilitate Shanghai’s recovery

Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui roll out special measures, subsidies to spur logistics As Shanghai is on track to resume production after a 20-day citywide lockdown due to COVID-19, neighboring provinces in the Yangtze River Delta region have been helping with the resumption efforts by providing logistics support and facilitating cross-region transport of manufacturing materials. On Monday…

Railways highlight booming Bay Area

Railways are expected to expand to 4,700 kilometers by 2025 and 5,700 kilometers by 2035 in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, covering all cities at or above county level. Zheng Renhao, director of the Guangdong Development and Reform Commission, made the remark at a news conference in Guangzhou on Tuesday during a review of…

China opposes pressure on sovereign states, Wang says in call with Serbian FM

China opposes external forces imposing pressure on sovereign states and rejects attempts to demand other countries to pick sides in a coercive manner, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a phone conversation with Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic on Friday. As Serbia’s long-term and reliable “ironclad” friend, China supports Serbia in safeguarding…

Rail freight increases in first quarter

With passenger trains reduced or suspended due to epidemic control in some regions across the country, China’s railway network was able to capitalize by running more freight trains in the first quarter. More than 948 million metric tons of cargo was transported by rail from January to March, a year-on-year increase of 2.8 percent, according…