Chief justice stresses better judicial service for Xiongan New Area

  SHIJIAZHUANG, June 5 (Xinhua) -- China's chief justice on Wednesday stressed providing powerful judicial services for the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, and the building of the Xiongan New Area. Courts in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei should deepen the integration of judicial cooperation, so as to push forward all-round reform and opening-up in the region, said Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court, at a Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei judicial forum. Zhou called for efforts to innovate judicial concepts, support pilot projects of judicial innovation, and establish a more convenient and efficient institutional mechanism to meet the needs of Xiongan New Area.

Power transmission project operational to ensure clean energy in Xiongan

  SHIJIAZHUANG, June 4 (Xinhua) -- The 1,000 kv ultra-high voltage power transmission project between Xiongan and Shijiazhuang in north China's Hebei Province went into operation Tuesday after a 72-hour trial run, a local source said. The project laid the foundation for a 100-percent clean energy supply to the Xiongan New Area, according to the State Grid Hebei Electric Power Supply Co., Ltd.

Express rail to link new Beijing airport with Xiongan

  Wang Dongfeng, secretary of the Communist Party of China Hebei Provincial Committee, discussed Hebei's development at a news conference held at the State Council Information Office on Tuesday. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/

Fishing ban begins in Xiongan

  SHIJIAZHUANG, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The first fishing ban has began in Baiyangdian Lake in Xiongan New Area in north China's Hebei Province, in an effort to protect fishery resources and biodiversity. The fishing ban started Thursday and will be effective until July 31, according to the agriculture and rural affairs bureau of Anxin county in Xiongan. Authorities with the bureau will take measures to ensure that the ban is strictly implemented.

Relocation project starts in China's Xiongan New Area

  Aerial photo taken on May 14, 2019 shows the view of Gongzhuang Village of Bayu Township, Rongcheng County, Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei Province. Relocation has officially started in Xiongan New Area, a new city in the making about 100 kilometers southwest of Beijing. A large-scale building phase will start this year at Xiongan, authorities said.

Greening efforts of Xiongan showcased at horticultural expo

  Tourists visit the Hebei Garden at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Yanqing District, Beijing, capital of China, April 29, 2019. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua) BEIJING, May 9 (Xinhua) -- The Xiongan New Area in north China's Hebei Province showcased its afforestation and greening efforts as well as its green development concept at the ongoing International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing. In the Hebei park at the exhibition venue, a sculpture symbolizing Xiongan's development and a nearby lake mimicking the city's surrounding areas have attracted visitors eager to learn more about the city, often dubbed "China's city of the future.

Xiongan New Area begins acquiring land

  People pass a flowerbed on a street in Rongcheng county, Xiongan New Area, Hebei province, on March 29, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua] Xiongan New Area in North China's Hebei province started its first round of land acquisition in Rongcheng county this year, according to its official Weibo account. Xiongan authority decided to carry out this year's first round of land acquisition in Rongcheng at a meeting on Tuesday after receiving a reply from the provincial authority, which represents the start of the land acquisition in the new area.

Track-laying starts for Beijing-Xiongan intercity railway

  Workers begin laying rails on Monday for the expected railway line connecting Beijing and Hebei province's Xiongan New Area. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING - Workers on Monday began laying tracks for the Beijing section of an intercity railway linking the capital with Xiongan New Area. The intercity railway line, set to be operational by 2020, will be an important link between the urban areas of Beijing, the Beijing new airport and Xiongan New Area.

China's central SOEs take active part in building Xiongan New Area

  BEIJING, April 2 (Xinhua) -- China's centrally administered state-owned enterprises have taken the lead in building the Xiongan New Area over the past two years. On April 1, 2017, China announced plans to establish the Xiongan New Area, about 100 km southwest of Beijing, in what an official statement called "a strategy that will have lasting importance for the millennium to come and a significant national event." The following is a timeline of some key moments of centrally administered SOE participation in building the new area: -- On Feb.

Comparing Xiongan New Area’s past and present through combo photos

  The two photos reveal that Xiongan New Area in north China’s Hebei province, has turned greener between 2017 to 2019. The man-made forests reached 133 square kilometers in 2019, with the forest coverage rate increasing to 11 percent. (The left photo is provided by China Xiongan Group Ecological Construction Co.