GBA Briefs: 25/6/2019

Vienna, anyone? China Southern Airlines opened a new route on June 18 from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to Vienna, Austria, via Urumqi in Xinjiang. Read more. 

Smart Ports:A new 5G Smart Port Innovation Lab was launched in Shenzhen by China Merchants Group in collaboration with Huawei and China Mobile, with the aim of implementing 5G technology to create more efficient port operations. Read more.

Tianhe Leads 5G:Guangzhou’s Tianhe district will be the first to be covered with a comprehensive 5G network in the GBA, building more than 2500 5G base stations by the end of September. Read more.

Fees Cut:Fees for passport application and travel pass to Hong Kong and Macau are being cut. From July 1, passport fees will drop from RMB160 to RMB120, and for a travel pass to Hong Kong and Macau from RMB80 to RMB60. Read more.

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