Li Huanan, former secretary of the Political and Judiciary Committee of Shenzhen city committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has been dismissed from public office and expelled from the Party. The discipline inspection and supervisory committee of Guangdong Province announced the decision yesterday, saying Li, also former member of the Standing Committee of the Shenzhen city committee of the CPC and vice Party secretary, violated discipline in both work and life and was engaged in illegal activities. His illegal gains were confiscated, and he will continue to be investigated, the discipline watchdog said.
Guangzhou to develop rail transit into pillar industry
Southern China’s Guangzhou has issued a three-year plan to develop its rail transit industry, vowing to expand its scale to 120 billion yuan (USD17.8 billion) by 2021, and realize an output value of 180 billion yuan by 2023. The city’s development and reform commission said that the rail transit industry, due to its capital and technology-intensive features, has become one of the city’s priorities. According to the plan, the city government will promote its major equipment manufacturing capacity, develop standard vehicles with independent intellectual property rights, and build an industrial park and maintenance and manufacturing bases. An inter-city rail transit network will also be developed in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, said Ding Jianlong, president of Guangzhou Metro Group.
Guangdong boosts ultra-high definition video industry
The annual output of ultra-high definition televisions will reach 40 million units by in south China’s Guangdong Province 2022, local official Yang Pengfei, deputy head with Guangdong’s Industry and Information Technology Department, said at a work conference held in Shenzhen. Yang said Guangdong plans to foster three world-class ultra-high definition video industrial clusters, following strong growth in the industry in recent years. The province has opened a 4K TV channel, reaching 15.9 million households. The number is expected to reach 23 million by 2022. To boost the growth of the 4K industry, Guangdong will speed up the construction of 5G-led information infrastructure and promote the coverage and commercial use of 5G networks in the core urban areas of Guangzhou and Shenzhen this year.