GBA Briefs: 14/10/2019

Baoan full-speed 5G: Shenzhen’s Baoan district, which includes the international airport and the new Shenzhen World expo center, will have its major facilities covered by 5G before the end of this year, with full coverage by August 2020, Shenzhen Daily reports. The district is currently at 41% coverage, and will build 3,684 5G base stations this year, covering the airport, expo center and Metro lines.

Guangfo Line 2020: The much-anticipated Guangzhou-Foshan Intercity Railway, known as the Guangfo Line, will open in March 2020. This will connect six stations in Foshan with the Guangzhou South hub, effectively bringing all of Foshan’s key towns within easy reach from Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Read more.

Dongguan ferries to Macau: Dongguan’s Humen district now runs ferries directly to the Taipa Ferry Terminal in Macau, which serves the major casinos in Cotai. The journey takes 100 minutes and there are four sailings daily. See

India flights: Guangzhou will soon begin a direct flight to the Indian city of Kolkata. Read more.

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