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China Limits Shenzhen Visits to Hong Kong to Curb Day Trips

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China agreed to limit visitors to Hong Kong after an increase in day-trippers and traders buying goods in the city led to weeks of protests this year.

Residents from Shenzhen city would be allowed one trip per week to neighboring Hong Kong as of Monday, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing China’s Ministry of Public Security. Visitors from the city didn’t previously face limits.