The tale of Hong Kong and Shenzhen has been one of either collaborators or competitors since late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping designated the latter, at the time a small fishing village, as the place to pioneer his reform and opening-up policy 40 years ago.Hong Kong has been in the grip of mass protests and riots over the past three months. While the city experiences its worst political crisis since its return to Chinese rule in 1997, Beijing has unveiled a detailed plan to make Shenzhen “a…
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