On Feb 19, after the “Outline of Development Plan for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” issued by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council, Ma Xingrui, governor of Guangdong Province, took a special trip to the Nansha District of Guangdong Pilot Free Trade Zone to conduct research.
Senior officials from the Chinese mainland and two special administrative regions pledged concerted and unremitting efforts to bring about the country's massive plan to turn the Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macao area into an economic powerhouse.
On Feb 19,Nansha Labor and Personnel Dispute Arbitration Commission approved the appointment of Hong Kong and Macao persons as arbitrators of labor and personnel disputes by the Ministry of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Business and technology professionals in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area said the newly released blueprint would fuel the region's economic growth and consolidate Hong Kong's pivotal role in the national master plan.
Representatives from various sectors of the Macao Special Administrative Region on Tuesday welcomed the outline development plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
As the world has other bay areas with longer and successful histories, the Greater Bay Area should reflect on the lessons to be learned from the existing bay areas.
Editor's note: China published its master plan of the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area on Monday.
Scientists and educators in Hong Kong and Macao expressed high expectations for cross-boundary cooperation in research, innovation and nurturing talent, as the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area entered a new development phase.