Hainan’s existing transport links to mainland China are by sea and air. Photo: Shutterstock Hainan’s existing transport links to mainland China are by sea and air. Photo: Shutterstock
Hainan’s existing transport links to mainland China are by sea and air. Photo: Shutterstock
South China Sea

‘South China Sea strategic benefit’ if Beijing builds tunnel to holiday island Hainan

  • Revival of the idea could boost the economy and slash journey time to the island to 10 minutes by high-speed rail, it is claimed
  • Previous plans to link the mainland to the southern island province, designated a free-trade hub, had hit technical and cost difficulties

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Hainan’s existing transport links to mainland China are by sea and air. Photo: Shutterstock Hainan’s existing transport links to mainland China are by sea and air. Photo: Shutterstock
Hainan’s existing transport links to mainland China are by sea and air. Photo: Shutterstock
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