In early September, China's central authorities have issued a general plan for building a Guangdong-Macao In-Depth Cooperation Zone in Hengqin.
According to the plan, the cooperation zone will develop new industries to help promote Macao's economic diversification, including technology and high-end manufacturing, Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and other Macao's signature businesses, and modern finance.
The plan also said that the cooperation zone will be a new home for Macao residents to live and work.
What are the advantages of the cooperation zone to achieve the goals above? What progress have been made in the past three months since the establishment? Here's a deeper look into the zone.
Author | Abby
Graphics | Mia
Editor | Olivia, Nan, Jerry