The Pearl River Delta comprising a cluster of cities in Southern China has overtaken Tokyo as the world's largest urban area in terms of both population and land area, the World Bank said on January 26.
The government plans to unify the existing 170,000 public Wi-Fi hotspots within the province under the name "GD Free," increase the number to at least 200,000 and open them to the public free of charge.
The death toll from super typhoon Rammasun has increased to 17 as of Sunday.
The latest statistics showed more than 5.57 million people were affected by Rammasun.
Rammasun caused economic losses of over 10.8 billion yuan
Rammasun has become the first red alert typhoon this year, likely to come ashore in Hainan and Guangdong provinces on July 18 afternoon, bringing torrential rain to already waterlogged regions, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said.
The rainstorms, the type that occur once every 100 years due to their ferocity, lashed the cities in Guangdong and caused floods, the collapse of houses and mud flows, said the provincial flood control and civil affairs authorities.
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