GBA Briefs: 5/7/2019

Swiss Smart:Swiss industrial conglomerate ABB Group will open a new Innovation Center in Shenzhen in the second half of the year. It is focused on smart building development. Read more. 

Passenger Growth:Passenger volumes across Shenzhen’s borders hit 130 million in the first half of the year, up 7.18% YoY. Read more. 

Baoan Upgrade:Shenzhen’s Baoan district is planning to take advantage of its airport location to develop a national logistic hub, serving as an international aviation hub, a cargo portal in South China, and an express mail distribution center of Asia Pacific region. Read more

Shenzhen Subsidy:Shenzhen’s subsistence allowance – a social-welfare subsidy – was raised to RMB1,160 per month, the country’s highest, together with Shanghai. Read more.

Guangdong Waste:The annual disposal capacity of new household waste in Guangdong will reach 60,000 tons before the end of the year. Read more.

Zhuhai Insurance:Cross-border medical insurance is a reality, as the first batch of Macau residents recently received their Zhuhai Medical Insurance Social Security Card. Read more.

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