The dream of Sun Yat-sen, the forerunner of China's democratic revolution, to build a canal that connects the Pearl and Xijiang rivers as well as the Beibu Gulf will come true as Pinglu Canal is set to start construction in 2022.
The digging and tunneling for the Tongguling Tunnel, which is the longest tunnel on the Fangchenggang-Dongxing Railway line in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, was completed on Nov 9 after over 900 days of construction.
Guilin city in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region signed 12 projects with an overall investment of 29.9 billion yuan ($4.47 billion) during a matchmaking event held in Shenzhen, Guangdong province on Nov 4.
In recent years, Guigang in Guangxi has focused on promoting new-type industrialization and promoted high-quality development to transform itself from a traditional agricultural city to an emerging industrial one.
For decades, there was just one road for people to escape the monotony and isolation of Qin's home in Huanjiang Maonan autonomous county in northern Guangxi, where he was born, raised and educated.
Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is set to build a platform integrating international logistics resources for ASEAN, as well as improving the modernization level of regional industrial chains and supply chains.
Lan Tianli, acting chairman of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, met with the delegation led by Song Xin, chairman of CECEP in Nanning, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Nov 16.