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Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

Sep 22, 2018

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

Hong Kong on Saturday opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but also raises concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region. Costing upward of $10 billion and taking more than eight years to build, ...

China's 'Silicon Valley' threatens to swallow up Hong Kong

Aug 30, 2018

China's 'Silicon Valley' threatens to swallow up Hong Kong

The completion of one of the world's longest bridges stands as the biggest monument to China's success in reuniting its colonial-era concessions. Overcoming the political divide may prove much harder. The 55-km (34-mile) span — eerily deserted as crews prepared for a ribbon-cutting expected later this ...