Hong Kong, which returned to the motherland 23 years ago, has long been a flourishing city with a blend of East and West. Across the river stands Shenzhen, a fashion youngster with an inclusive and open mind, who is celebrating his Special Economic Zone's 40th anniversary.
Once upon a time, Shenzhen looked to Hong Kong as a model to lead the country’s reform and opening-up, while Hong Kong also received help across the river when water was stressed. From the rising trade scale to the optimized goods structure, from the 24-hour port to the non-transfer subway, from people exchanges to material flows, Shenzhen and Hongkong have expanded their cooperation to a regional coordinated development.
One is the Pearl of the Orient rich in heritage, while another is an emerging power with great potential. The two neighboring cities have been closely connected not only by blood ties, but also profound friendship. How will the tale of two cities be written? Click and see.