Following succesful trials in several free trade zones, China's top legislature on Monday began its first reading of a draft amendment to four laws regarding foreign and Taiwan investment.
The 2nd Pingtan Comprehensive Pilot Zone Enterprises Cooperation Fair was held on Aug 18.
The State Council has approved a plan that will see Pingtan, an island in southeastern Fujian Province, developed into an international tourist destination.
The 2016 Open Water Swimming Invitational Race was held in Pingtan, Fujian province on July 17, with nearly 600 swimmers from across the country taking part in the competition.
Pingtan Maritime Safety Administration granted its first certificate of ship ownership to a local shipping company on March 3.
Taiwan Town in Aoqian district of Pingtan, Fujian province hosted a Taiwan-themed music concert on Feb 14.
Pingtan Island in Southeast China's Fujian province made it onto the list of Top 10 Island Resort in the World.
Pingtan Aoqian Port was approved to grant port visas to foreigners as of May 1.
Authorities said they will give much thought to the cultural history of the parks' location as well as conservation measures.