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HONGKONG-ART/
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January 09, 2015
A cameraman films in front of "Le Grand Canal", painted by Claude Monet, at Sotheby's preview in Hong...
Hong Kong, China
A cameraman films in front of "Le Grand Canal", painted by Claude Monet, at Sotheby's preview in Hong...
A cameraman films in front of "Le Grand Canal", painted by Claude Monet, at Sotheby's preview in Hong Kong January 9, 2015. The art piece is expected to fetch between 20 and 30 million pounds at the upcoming Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in London on February 3, 2015, according to Sotheby's. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
NICARAGUA-CANAL/
RTR4J0KB
December 23, 2014
Supporters of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega hold a banner during the groundbreaking for the Interoceanic...
Managua, Nicaragua
Supporters of Nicaragua's President Ortega hold a banner during the groundbreaking for the Interoceanic...
Supporters of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega hold a banner during the groundbreaking for the Interoceanic Grand Canal in Managua December 22, 2014. Nicaragua on Monday announced the start of work on a $50 billion shipping canal, an infrastructure project backed by China that aims to rival Panama's waterway and revitalize the economy of the second-poorest country in the Americas. The banner reads: "God bless the Grand Canal."
REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (NICARAGUA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION)
NICARAGUA-CANAL/
RTR4J0K1
December 23, 2014
Supporters of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega hold a banner during the groundbreaking for the Interoceanic...
Managua, Nicaragua
Supporters of Nicaragua's President Ortega hold a banner during the groundbreaking for the Interoceanic...
Supporters of Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega hold a banner during the groundbreaking for the Interoceanic Grand Canal in Managua December 22, 2014. Nicaragua on Monday announced the start of work on a $50 billion shipping canal, an infrastructure project backed by China that aims to rival Panama's waterway and revitalize the economy of the second-poorest country in the Americas. The banner reads: "God bless the Grand Canal." REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (NICARAGUA - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION POLITICS)
NICARAGUA-PROTEST/
RTR46ZUA
September 20, 2014
A resident holds a sign with anti-Chinese messages during a protest march against the construction of...
Rivas, Nicaragua
A resident holds a sign with anti-Chinese messages during a protest march against the construction of...
A resident holds a sign with anti-Chinese messages during a protest march against the construction of the Interoceanic Grand Canal in Rivas September 19, 2014. Chinese businessman Wang Jing sealed a controversial no-bid 50-year renewable concession from Nicaragua's Sandinista government in 2013 to develop the $50 billion canal to rival Panama's, and related facilities. Hundreds of people marched to protest against the construction of the Interoceanic Grand Canal that they said would affect their properties. The sign reads, "Get out" in Chinese, and "China get out" in Spanish. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas (NICARAGUA - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION POLITICS CIVIL UNREST ENVIRONMENT)
CHINA-CANAL/
RTR3NRUE
May 05, 2014
Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua...
Beijing, China
Chinese telecom tycoon Wang poses at Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing
Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), poses for a photograph in front of the entrance to Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014. Wang Jing, the enigmatic businessman behind Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, shrugs off scepticism about how a little-known entrepreneur can be driving a huge transcontinental project, insisting he's not an agent of the Beijing government. Wang grabbed global headlines last June when he sealed a controversial no-bid 50-year renewable concession from Nicaragua's Sandinista government to develop the $50 billion canal to rival Panama's, and related facilities. To match Insight CHINA-CANAL/ Picture taken April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS TELECOMS ENVIRONMENT)
CHINA-CANAL/
RTR3NRUA
May 05, 2014
Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua...
Beijing, China
Chinese telecom tycoon Wang speaks during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's headquarters...
Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), pauses during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014. Wang Jing, the enigmatic businessman behind Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, shrugs off scepticism about how a little-known entrepreneur can be driving a huge transcontinental project, insisting he's not an agent of the Beijing government. Wang grabbed global headlines last June when he sealed a controversial no-bid 50-year renewable concession from Nicaragua's Sandinista government to develop the $50 billion canal to rival Panama's, and related facilities. To match Insight CHINA-CANAL/ Picture taken April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS TELECOMS ENVIRONMENT)
CHINA-CANAL/
RTR3NRU8
May 05, 2014
Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua...
Beijing, China
Chinese telecom tycoon Wang speaks during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's headquarters...
Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), gestures in front of a Chinese national flag during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014. Wang Jing, the enigmatic businessman behind Nicaragua's $50 billion Interoceanic Grand Canal, shrugs off scepticism about how a little-known entrepreneur can be driving a huge transcontinental project, insisting he's not an agent of the Beijing government. Wang grabbed global headlines last June when he sealed a controversial no-bid 50-year renewable concession from Nicaragua's Sandinista government to develop the $50 billion canal to rival Panama's, and related facilities. To match Insight CHINA-CANAL/ Picture taken April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS TELECOMS ENVIRONMENT)
CHINA/
RTR39DWV
October 21, 2012
Residents stand on a ladder as a security guard looks out from a gap between hoardings on the banks of...
Hangzhou, China
Residents stand on a ladder to watch the final match of 2012 China Dragon Boat Open Tournament in Hangzhou...
Residents stand on a ladder as a security guard looks out from a gap between hoardings on the banks of the Grand Canal to watch the final match of 2012 China Dragon Boat Open Tournament in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, October 20, 2012. A total of 16 teams took part in the final match in the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal on Saturday, Xinhua News Agency reported. Picture taken October 20, 2012. REUTERS/Chance Chan(CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT)
CHINA/
RTR33MYJ
June 15, 2012
Pedestrians walk down an alley that resembles a Florentine-style street in the Florentia Village in the...
Beijing, China
Pedestrians walk down an alley that resembles a Florentine-style street in the Florentia Village in the...
Pedestrians walk down an alley that resembles a Florentine-style street in the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of $220 million, and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MYI
June 15, 2012
A street sign in English and Chinese characters adorns a wall in the Florentia Village in the district...
Beijing, China
A street sign in English and Chinese characters adorns a wall in the Florentia Village in the district...
A street sign in English and Chinese characters adorns a wall in the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MYB
June 15, 2012
A small painting of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus adorns a wall in the Florentia Village in the district...
Beijing, China
A small painting of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus adorns a wall in the Florentia Village in the district...
A small painting of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus adorns a wall in the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of $220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MYA
June 15, 2012
Landscaped gardens surround the walls around the outside of the Florentia Village in the district of...
Beijing, China
Landscaped gardens surround the walls around the outside of the Florentia Village in the district of...
Landscaped gardens surround the walls around the outside of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of $220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MY6
June 15, 2012
A road leads to a gate in a wall that surrounds the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located...
Beijing, China
A road leads to a gate in a wall that surrounds the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located...
A road leads to a gate in a wall that surrounds the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million, and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MY4
June 15, 2012
Fashion shops line a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of...
Beijing, China
Fashion shops line a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of...
Fashion shops line a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of $220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MY1
June 15, 2012
A chimney can be seen behind a pedestrian as he leans on a wall that surrounds the Florentia Village...
Beijing, China
A chimney can be seen behind a pedestrian as he leans on a wall that surrounds the Florentia Village...
A chimney can be seen behind a pedestrian as he leans on a wall that surrounds the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of $220 million, and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MXY
June 15, 2012
Fashion shops line a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of...
Beijing, China
Fashion shops line a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of...
Fashion shops line a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of $220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MXW
June 15, 2012
A sign adorns a wall in front of buildings resembling those found in an Italian town at Florentia Village...
Beijing, China
A sign adorns a wall in front of buildings resembling those found in an Italian town at Florentia Village...
A sign adorns a wall in front of buildings resembling those found in an Italian town at Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of $220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MXO
June 15, 2012
A Venetian Lion emblem adorns the footpath as pedestrians walk across a bridge over a canal that flows...
Beijing, China
A Venetian Lion emblem adorns the footpath as pedestrians walk across a bridge over a canal that flows...
A Venetian Lion emblem adorns the footpath as pedestrians walk across a bridge over a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of $220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Colosseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33MXM
June 15, 2012
Landscaped gardens surround the walls around the outside of the Florentia Village in the district of...
Beijing, China
Landscaped gardens surround the walls around the outside of the Florentia Village in the district of...
Landscaped gardens surround the walls around the outside of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters was constructed on a former corn field, at an estimated cost of $220 million, and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR33JV2
June 13, 2012
A man takes a photograph of a woman outside a fashion store in the Florentia Village in the district...
Beijing, China
A man takes a photograph of a woman outside a fashion store in the Florentia Village in the district...
A man takes a photograph of a woman outside a fashion store in the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JUV
June 13, 2012
A man smokes a cigarette as he stands on a bridge over a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia...
Beijing, China
A man smokes a cigarette as he stands on a bridge over a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia...
A man smokes a cigarette as he stands on a bridge over a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JUJ
June 13, 2012
A man and a woman walk through a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum at the Florentia Village in...
Beijing, China
A man and a woman walk through a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum at the Florentia Village in...
A man and a woman walk through a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum at the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a Coliseum-like building. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JU0
June 13, 2012
A bridge crosses a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing,...
Beijing, China
A bridge crosses a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing,...
A bridge crosses a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JTS
June 13, 2012
A Chinese national flag flies from buildings resembling those found in an Italian town at the Florentia...
Beijing, China
A Chinese national flag flies from buildings resembling those found in an Italian town at the Florentia...
A Chinese national flag flies from buildings resembling those found in an Italian town at the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JTJ
June 13, 2012
Pedestrians walk down an alley that resembles a Florentine-style street towards a building that looks...
Beijing, China
Pedestrians walk down an alley that resembles a Florentine-style street towards a building that looks...
Pedestrians walk down an alley that resembles a Florentine-style street towards a building that looks like a Roman Coliseumin the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million, and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a Coliseum-like building. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JTI
June 13, 2012
A security guard drives a small vehicle through a carpark outside the surrounding walls of the Florentia...
Beijing, China
A security guard drives a small vehicle through a carpark outside the surrounding walls of the Florentia...
A security guard drives a small vehicle through a carpark outside the surrounding walls of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JS5
June 13, 2012
Two women walk through a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum at the Florentia Village in the district...
Beijing, China
Two women walk through a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum at the Florentia Village in the district...
Two women walk through a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum at the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a Coliseum-like building. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JS4
June 13, 2012
A canal flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts...
Beijing, China
A canal flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts...
A canal flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JRS
June 13, 2012
An emblem decorates the pavement next to a fountain inside a building that looks like a Roman Coliseum...
Beijing, China
An emblem decorates the pavement next to a fountain inside a building that looks like a Roman Coliseum...
An emblem decorates the pavement next to a fountain inside a building that looks like a Roman Coliseum at the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a Coliseum-like building. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
CHINA/
RTR33JRB
June 13, 2012
A Venetian Lion emblem adorns the footpath as pedestrians walk across a bridge over a canal that flows...
Beijing, China
A Venetian Lion emblem adorns the footpath as pedestrians walk across a bridge over a canal that flows...
A Venetian Lion emblem adorns the footpath as pedestrians walk across a bridge over a canal that flows through the center of the Florentia Village in the district of Wuqing, located on the outskirts of the city of Tianjin June 13, 2012. The shopping center, which covers an area of some 200,000 square meters, was constructed on a former corn field at an estimated cost of US$220 million and copies old Italian-style architecture with Florentine arcades, a grand canal, bridges, and a building that resembles a Roman Coliseum. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS)
LIFE CHINA CANAL
RTR1G6UV
August 08, 2006
A woman draws water from the Grand Canal on a boat in Yangzhou, China's Jiangsu province July 22, 2006....
Yangzhou, China
To match feature LIFE CHINA CANAL
A woman draws water from the Grand Canal on a boat in Yangzhou, China's Jiangsu province July 22, 2006. For centuries, boatmen have plied the waters of China's Grand Canal transporting goods in overloaded barges that double as homes. But they now face the prospect of being grounded as China prepares to revitalize the world's longest and oldest man-made waterway by replacing thousands of rusty river boats with larger and more efficient barges. Picture taken on July 22, 2006. To match feature LIFE CHINA CANAL REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA)
LIFE CHINA CANAL
RTR1G6UU
August 08, 2006
A woman draws water from the Grand Canal on a boat in Yangzhou, China's Jiangsu province July 22, 2006....
Yangzhou, China
To match feature LIFE CHINA CANAL
A woman draws water from the Grand Canal on a boat in Yangzhou, China's Jiangsu province July 22, 2006. For centuries, boatmen have plied the waters of China's Grand Canal transporting goods in overloaded barges that double as homes. But they now face the prospect of being grounded as China prepares to revitalize the world's longest and oldest man-made waterway by replacing thousands of rusty river boats with larger and more efficient barges. Picture taken on July 22, 2006. To match feature LIFE CHINA CANAL REUTERS/Aly Song (CHINA)
CHINA
RTRH182
April 08, 2004
A man (bottom) relaxes on his boat docked with other boats bedecked with Chinese national flags along...
Yangzhou, China - Peoples Republic of
MAN RELAXES ON HIS BOAT ALONG THE GRAND CANAL IN YANGZHOU.
A man (bottom) relaxes on his boat docked with other boats bedecked with Chinese national flags along the Grand Canal in Yangzhou in China's eastern Jiangsu province April 8, 2004. The Grand Canal, built a over a thousand years ago and said to be the world's longest canal, once meandered almost 1,800 km (1,118 miles) from Beijing to Hangzhou, connecting the rich agricultural land of central China with the north. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV CC/FA
CHINA
RTRH16P
April 08, 2004
Chinese barges and boats cruise along the busy Grand Canal in Yangzhou in China's eastern Jiangsu province...
Yangzhou, China - Peoples Republic of
BARGES AND BOAT CRUISE ALONG THE GRAND CANAL IN YANGZHOU.
Chinese barges and boats cruise along the busy Grand Canal in Yangzhou in China's eastern Jiangsu province April 8, 2004. The Grand Canal, built a over a thousand years ago and said to be the world's longest canal, once meandered almost 1,800 km (1,118 miles) from Beijing to Hangzhou, connecting the rich agricultural land of central China with the north. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV CC/FA
CHINA
RTRH15E
April 08, 2004
Chinese barges transport coal along the Grand Canal from the Yangtze River (top) in Yangzhou in China's...
Yangzhou, China
BARGES TRANSPORT COAL ALONG THE GRAND CANAL IN YANGZHOU.
Chinese barges transport coal along the Grand Canal from the Yangtze River (top) in Yangzhou in China's eastern Jiangsu province April 8, 2004. The Grand Canal, built a over a thousand years ago and said to be the world's longest canal, once meandered almost 1,800 kms from Beijing to Hangzhou, and connects the rich agricultural land of central China with the north. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV CC/TW
RTRCZ4J
April 07, 1998
Two brick carriers cross their makeshift bamboo bridge between their houseboat and the bank of the Grand...
China
BRICK CARRIERS CROSS MAKESHIFT BAMBOO BRIDGE IN SUZHOU
Two brick carriers cross their makeshift bamboo bridge between their houseboat and the bank of the Grand Canal on the outskirts of the southern Chinese city of Suzhou. The men are delivering goods with traditional carrying techniques to a company building a wall. The area that used to be farmland, in recent years has attracted more and more businesses and a demand for Western style homes. Picture taken April 4.

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