Beijing-Zhangjiakou high-speed railway line starts test runs

The high-speed railway line connecting Beijing and Zhangjiakou is a major project for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.[Photo/Xinhua] The high-speed railway line connecting Beijing and Zhangjiakou in north China’s Hebei province started test runs Tuesday, China Railway Beijing Group Co. Ltd. said. The first test-run train left the Beijing North Railway Station Tuesday…

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China and Africa discuss governance and development in Pretoria

A train rolls in at the Mombasa Terminus of the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway. [Photo/Xinhua] An international conference on country governance and socio-economic development in China and Africa was held in Pretoria, the capital city of South Africa, on Tuesday. More than 200 representatives from key research institutions, policymaking departments, and enterprises from both China…

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Government policy helps transport hub go places

Guangdong’s coastal city of Zhanjiang has become an increasingly attractive investment destination, said its executive vice-mayor Cao Xing. The credit for this, he said, goes to the city’s location, resources and business environment being better known to the world. Cao made the remarks during an investment promotion meeting following the groundbreaking of BASF’s mega-sized integrated…

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High time HK declared state of emergency to end anarchy

There are two ideal, realistic and expedient possible scenarios for Asia’s cosmopolitan “Pearl of the Orient”, the still important yet now temporarily troubled international financial hub of Hong Kong — peaceful dialogue for all sectors of society, and sweeping reforms. However, for dialogue and reforms to happen, there should first be a decisive cessation to…

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