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Lo Wu Bridge on HK-Shenzhen borders witnesses China's reform and opening-up

09-06-2010 15:52 BJT Special Report:30 Anniversary of Shenzhen SEZ |

People enter Shenzhen, southeast China's Guangdong Province, via Lo Wu Bridge
lying on the borders between Hong Kong and Shenzhen, on Aug. 22, 2010. Built
in the early 20th century, the two-storey bridge has witnessed the corruption
of Qing Dynasty, the colonization of Hong Kong, the establishment of the
People's Republic of China, the implementation of Reform and Opening-up Policy,
and the handover of Hong Kong. Today, an average of 250,000 people cross the
bridge per day, accounting for nearly a half of the total cross-border passengers
in China. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua)

File photo taken in the 1970s shows Lo Wu Bridge lying on the borders between
Hong Kong and Shenzhen, southeast China's Guangdong Province. Built in the early
20th century, the two-storey bridge has witnessed the corruption of Qing Dynasty,
the colonization of Hong Kong, the establishment of the People's Republic of China,
the implementation of Reform and Opening-up Policy, and the handover of Hong Kong.
Today, an average of 250,000 people cross the bridge per day, accounting for nearly
a half of the total cross-border passengers in China. (Xinhua)


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