October 23, 2018 14:56 IST

Chinese President Xi Jinping launches the world's longest sea-bridge

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Chinese President Xi Jinping launches the world's longest sea-bridge China's President Xi Jinping attends the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge at the Zhuhai Port terminal on October 23, 2018. - China's President Xi Jinping launched the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China on October 23 at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. Credit: (Photo by FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Guests and politics watch a trailer on a giant screen during the opening ceremony Guests and politics watch a trailer on a giant screen during the opening ceremony of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge at the Zhuhai Port terminal on October 23, 2018. - China's President Xi Jinping launched the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China on October 23 at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. Credit: (Photo by FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese President Xi Jinping launches the world's longest sea-bridge The tunnel runs between two artificial islands, each measuring 100,000 sq.metres and situated in relatively shallow waters. Credit: (Photo by FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)