China announced the establishment of Xiongan New Area on April 1, 2017, aiming to build it as a low-carbon, intelligent, livable and globally influential city where people and nature exist in harmony. The tree plantation project is part of the area's green drive.
With great attention paid by President Xi Jinping, the creation of Xiongan New Area is making steady progress since the surprising announcement of the millennium project a year ago.
It is a forestation site in Xiongxian County, part of the Xiongan New Area, a new economic zone about 100 kilometers southwest of Beijing. It is the third new area of national significance after the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone and the Shanghai Pudong New Area.
A lot of people are still wondering what benefits can the highly anticipated 5G bring to our phone networks. A recent remote-controlled car test in China's Xiongan New District serves as a demonstration of 5G's superiority.
A high-speed railway will be built from Xiong'an New Area, in North China's Hebei Province, to Xinzhou in neighboring Shanxi province, according to the Shanxi government.
Beijing and Xiongan New Area will need systematic cooperation to achieve coordinated development and mitigate urban ills, experts said on Sunday.