Hong Kong - Star of China
Laser beams shoot skywards, accentuating the angles of skyscrapers set in neon. Over the bay, the heavy sails of a junk-boat reflect flashes of color, while streaks of light glisten in the wake of the Star ferry. Be fascinated and dazzled by powerful images of Hong Kong, a city whose ambition is to serve as a benchmark for Asia.
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