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Hong Kong cosies up to Shenzhen in border swamp to lure startups

The proposed 87-ha park, the Lok Ma Chau Loop, is tipped to become the 'Bay Area' of the Pearl River Delta

The Shenzhen skyline from Hong Kong. The plan is to link the two areas via a tech park on the disputed swamp to boost Hong Kong's sagging economy and rev up Shenzhen's nascent startup boom.

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IT'S the story of an obscure fishing community that was afforded special trading status and grew to become one of the world's most vibrant economic centres.

Then came competition. Just upriver, an even more obscure fishing community was afforded special trading status and...

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