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    China Unveils World’s Longest Sea Bridge

    Behold! Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over today’s opening of a 34-mile bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland city of Zhuhai in a plan to merge 11 southern cities into a single economic powerhouse. The six-lane structure, which also includes a section of undersea tunnel to allow shipping to the Pearl River delta, will link 70 million people across a region boasting a combined annual GDP of $1.51 trillion. The $20 billion project, which took a decade to complete, aims to create a megalopolis dubbed the “Greater Bay Area.”

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