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How China’s coronavirus response may shape the future of its flagship Belt and Road Initiative
Beijing’s leading infrastructure development role may begin to look different as public health needs shape policies of partners, analysts say. European diplomat suggests notion of ‘health silk road’ could cover up Beijing’s mistakes in h...
The coronavirus will not be fatal for China’s Belt and Road Initiative but it will strike a heavy blow
Projects face delays as the coronavirus prevents Beijing from supplying goods and people. And project resources will be diverted as China focuses on its own recovery. But the biggest casualty may be a loss of faith in Chinese-style conne...
Hong Kong's Cyberport can connect US and China
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area project will play a decisive role in molding Hong Kong's future, with some media calling the blueprint "China's plan to beat Silicon Valley". And that's not without reason.
Why China’s Greater Bay Area plan fails to capture the imagination of young Kongkongers
While some recent graduates find Guangdong province to be a land of opportunity, the majority remain suspicious about mainland matters. Around 60 per cent of those surveyed do not believe the plan to integrate the city with the Pearl Riv...
Macao to play vital role in Greater Bay Area
In the two decades since it reunified with the motherland, Macao has undergone drastic changes in terms of fiscal revenue, economic growth, total GDP as well as per capita GDP.
Shenzhen boasts the most growth champions in SCMP-Statista’s survey of the 80 fastest-growing companies in Greater Bay Area
Shenzhen, the technology hub in southern China, has 30 companies among the 80 fastest-growing corporate entities in the Greater Bay Area between 2015 and 2018
Standard Chartered brings fintech to Greater Bay
Fintech banking unit just opened second Hong Kong-based eXellerator innovation lab; global head explains why
Beijing gives Greater Bay Area fresh push as Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam reveals 16 new measures including easing of restrictions on buying homes and school enrolment
Chief executive, speaking in Beijing, also makes it clear that Hong Kong’s role under the ambitious national development project has not diminished. Leading group agrees to roll out initiatives to make it easier for Hong Kong people to l...
Can China’s Greater Bay Area offer relief to Hong Kong’s housing woes?
A very creative and interesting ideas and solutions is published today in SCMP by Cissy Zhou and He Huifeng, to the real big problem behind the Hong Kong Civil War (It's not a protests. It's not a riots. and its not -yet- a terror. The m...
UOB's China unit opens 7th branch in Greater Bay Area
The China unit of United Overseas Bank (UOB) opened a new branch in Zhongshan city in Guangdong province yesterday as part of its expansion in the Greater Bay Area. UOB said the new branch will provide businesses with domestic and cross-...
About 4,000 young participants to visit cities in Greater Bay Area
A group of around 4,000 young people from Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area will visit three Chinese mainland cities within the region on Sept. 21 and 22.
Airbus To Introduce Helicopter-Hailing Service in Greater Bay Area
From trains and planes to buses and ferries, there are a number of ways to travel among Hong Kong, Macao, and the Chinese mainland — and soon rentable helicopter taxis may be added to the list.
‘Night economy’ pushed in Greater Bay Area
Many Chinese cities have recently been promoting a “night economy,” which is now a hot concept as an important growth engine. In 2020, it is forecast that the value of China’s night economy will exceed 3 billion yuan (US$423 million).
New study proposes way forward for Greater Bay Area
More affordable Hong Kong-style developments can be created to encourage people from the city to work and live in the Greater Bay Area of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau, a study commissioned by the territory's influential businesses said.
Macau: City of FUN
If you like egg tarts, beautiful pastel coloured buildings, gambling, or even mountains of gold, Macau is the city for YOU!
China: 70 years evolution through innovation
Environmental solutions require technology, as data is critical for green energy to work. China has placed unprecedented emphasis on technology development and local innovation. The entire Greater Bay Area in China's southern coast is fo...
Hong Kong business leaders offer vision for Greater Bay Area: cut red tape and bank on technology
The 2022 Foundation, a think tank, set out 50 recommendations to push forward the national project which aims to rival Silicon Valley by 2035
Southeast Asian journalists gain new perspective on Greater Bay Area
Nanfang Media Group invited journalists from Southeast Asian countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to visit five Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) cities from Sept 2 to 6.
Stephen Perry: HK needs to focus on Greater Bay Area, not violence
The Great Bay Area strategy is "the greatest respect and greatest admiration" the Chinese government has shown for Hong Kong and the people of Hong Kong, and is the solution to the unrest in the special administrative region, said Stephe...
Key rail projects to boost regional socioeconomic development
China is accelerating the planning of a number of key railway projects, as the government looks to boost connectivity and fuel its prodigious economic growth, according to the country's top economic regulator.
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