A single trip from Xiamen, port city of Fujian province, to Hong Kong is expected to be shortened to four hours after the express rail connecting Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong opens to traffic in 2018.
The 2018 academic conference of the Fujian Minnan Culture Institute was held in Xiamen on March 24 to explore ways to creatively develop Minnan culture in the new era.
The first Cross-Straits Paper Art Industry Expo took place in Xiamen, Fujian province from March 24 to March 26, showcasing the most creative and representative paper products from Taiwan and Chinese mainland, Xiamen Daily reported.
A shop for products imported from South Korea's South Jeolla Province is put into service in Xiamen, Fujian province on March 23, according to Xiamen Daily.
Three students from Xiamen topped the Chinese teams at the FIRST LEGO League 2017-2018 season game recently held in Singapore, Xiamen Daily reported on March 14.
The first China–Holland Semiconductor Industry Cooperation Forum was held in Xiamen on March 12, aiming to promote the two countries' cooperation in semiconductor industry, Xiamen Daily reported.
Siv-Leng Chhuor, the French Consul General in Guangzhou, Guangdong province visited Xiamen, Fujian province on March 12 to seek further cooperation with the coastal city.