Coffee craze in China's "city of the future" brews up entrepreneurial spirit

  SHIJIAZHUANG, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Until a few years back, locals in China's Xiong'an New Area, also dubbed the "city of the future," were perhaps not much into drinking coffee, but today it has evolved into a daily staple for many, with local coffee shops serving as hubs for networking, business discussions and exchanging entrepreneurial ideas. The Migu Cafe in Xiong'an is an innovative space, blending a coffee shop, reading nooks, and a technology and innovation experience center by China Mobile.

Chinese firm eyes geothermal energy research hub in Xiong'an

  BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- The China National Administration of Coal Geology (CNACG), a state-owned enterprise, will work with institutions and universities to build a "high ground" for the scientific research of the geothermal energy industry in Xiong'an New Area in north China. CNACG Party Secretary Jia Chunqu, in a company press statement, said the company will fully leverage its own advantages by integrating its geothermal technology and industrial resources and accelerate the creation of a geothermal energy science and technology innovation research center, with a view to building a geothermal energy technology design institute in Xiong'an.

New expressway links Beijing and Xiong'an New Area

  This aerial photo taken on Dec. 28, 2023 shows motor vehicles running in a section of the Beijing-Xiong'an expressway in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Ju Huanzong) BEIJING, Dec.

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region strengthens IP coordinated development

  BEIJING, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- China has scaled up policy support for the coordinated development and international cooperation on intellectual property (IP) of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, said the country's IP regulator on Thursday. The region has stepped up efforts on the development of IP creation, application, protection, management, and service, which has significantly optimized the local innovation and business environment, Liang Xinxin, spokesperson for the National Intellectual Property Administration, told a press conference in the country's Xiong'an New Area in Hebei Province.

From vision to reality, China's futuristic city spearheads reform, innovation

  SHIJIAZHUANG, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) -- Xiong'an Railway Station, shaped like a dew on a lotus leaf, may appear as an architectural marvel to many, but for engineer Wu Yadong, it represents over 700 days and nights of unwavering dedication and dreams. When Wu arrived in Xiong'an New Area in north China's Hebei Province in late 2018, she faced an enormous task -- building a railway station with a construction area of 475,200 square meters, equivalent to 66 soccer fields, in just two years.