An aerial view of the Xiongan New Area Citizen Service Center, the first major project being built in the area. [CAO XIAOWEN/FOR CHINA DAILY] Large-scale development and construction is about to start in Xiongan New Area, in northern China's Hebei province, the top local official said, adding that all new civil buildings will be built to comply with green building standards. Chen Gang, Party chief of Xiongan New Area, made the remarks at an international forum on ultra-low-energy building that opened in the area on Wednesday and will end on Friday.
China's strategy to coordinate development in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region has driven faster and better development in the area, according to official data.
China Southern Airlines, the nation's largest carrier by passenger traffic, plans to establish a wholly owned subsidiary in Xiongan New Area in Hebei province, to help the carrier to better operate it