China Restricts Travel By Shenzen Residents To Hong Kong

April 13, 2015 12:04 PM

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A man pushing a stroller passes parallel traders in Hong Kong distributing goods to be brought into Shenzhen, China, on Monday. China said it will limit the number of visits that residents of Shenzhen can make to Hong Kong. The move is an attempt to ease the flow of mainland visitors in the former British colony.

China is restricting visits by residents of the city of Shenzen to neighboring Hong Kong, Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency, reports. The move, NPR's Frank Langfitt tells our Newscast unit, is "designed to assuage Hong Kongers angry with mainlanders who buy up goods."

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