China to speed up upgrades of urban old residential areas, rural infrastructure
Aerial photo taken on May 24, 2018 shows the new houses at the relocation site in Shuzhang Township of Huguan County, north China's Shanxi Province. (Xinhua)
BEIJING, June 19 (Xinhua) -- The State Council, China's cabinet, has set up plans to accelerate the regeneration of old residential areas in cities and urged faster progress in upgrading the electric grid and expanding access to safe drinking water in rural areas.
An executive meeting of the State Council chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday called for implementing major projects that can meet people's needs and spur domestic demand to boost effective investment.