Live: Boao 20 years on – Discover stories of the real Hainan
Hainan, the southernmost island province of China, has been attracting people from around the world for years with its clear waters, sandy beaches and year-round sunshine. After a blueprint released by China's central government in 2020, Hainan is aiming to become a globally-influential high-level free trade port by the middle of the century. As an epitome of China's continuous opening up, what has happened to the lives of the people in Hainan during this period? On the 20th anniversary of the Boao Forum, the Chat Room invites locals and foreigners with connections to Hainan to share their stories about the island and talk about how the island is changing.