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chinaWhats next for megaregion integration after Hong Kong Superbridge?

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China wants every part of the Pearl River Delta region commutable within about one hour. They have just opened the longest sea-crossing bridge in the world to connect Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai as part of this plan. China will …

chinaHong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge opens next month for less than one hour commutes

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The Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge (HKZMB) is a 24-mile long bridge–tunnel system which is set to open in October of this year. It consists of a series of three cable-stayed bridges and one undersea tunnel, as well as 3 artificial islands. …

asianAsian American men in New Jersey live longer than high life expectancy Hong Kong Women

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Hong Kong has been the country in longevity for the past three years. Currently the life expectancy in Hong Kong is 81.7 years for men and 87.3 years for women. The combined life expectancy is 84.5 years. This is longer …

cityProposal to Reclaim Giant Artificial Island beside Hong Kong Airport to hold 1.1 million people

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There is a proposal to reclaim an artificial island measuring almost half the size of Kowloon to house up to 1.1 million people. One-third of the land would be allocated for housing, 70% of the residential areas would be dedicated …

chinaHong Kong-China high speed rail line opens in less than 3 months

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In September, the Hong Kong to Guangzhou high-speed rail line will open and cut the travel time from 120 minutes to 48 minutes. The Express ticket will cost 260 hong kong dollars (US$33). The giant underground high-speed rail station in …

chinaShenzhen passes Guangzhou as highest GDP city in southern China

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Shenzhen had the largest economy in southern China’s Guangdong province last year after a new method of calculating gross domestic product saw it overtake local rival and provincial capital Guangzhou. Shenzhen’s GDP figure for 2016 to more than 2 trillion …

blockchainSingapore, HK and China are hot for fintech and blockchain

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Singapore wants to bolster its status as a wealth management and foreign-exchange center as part of plans to create more financial-sector jobs and mitigate the effect of rapid changes in technology. Singapore adding financial jobs when globally 30% of banking …

blockchainBlockchain in Trucking Alliance and Blockchain for container shipping

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One of the largest flatbed trucking fleets in the US has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA). PS Logistics, LLC, a leading national transportation and logistics company, joined as a charter member, to help advance the transportation industry through …

chinaChina and Hong Kong will have joint immigration and custom facilities at High Speed rail terminus

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When the HK$84.4 billion (US$12 billion) high speed railway is up and running in the third quarter of 2018, mainland China officers will be able to exercise almost full jurisdiction in a 25 per cent portion of the terminus that …

chinaGuangdong Hong Kong Macau economies to be tightly integrated and surpass Tokyo

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China plans to turn the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau greater bay area into the world’s largest bay area in terms of GDP by 2030. This would mean surpassing Tokyo, New York and the San Francisco bay area economies. In 2016 combined regional …