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The Tsui Brothers


Cartoonists

“We’re the Tsui Brothers, the authors of Milktealogy. It’s our research project about ‘cha chaan teng’ culture here in Hong Kong. We used to have milk tea when we were in secondary school, and it was love ‘at first taste’. We quickly became huge fans of the special atmosphere inside cha chaan teng and of all the stories they contained. Milkteaology is our way of sharing this culture with the world.

We love Kin Kee’s Cafe for their pineapple bun with fried fish. We were so pleased to find a cha chaan teng in Causeway Bay which had outdoor seating down a quiet alleyway; we love to slowly sip on a cup of milk tea while only a few metres away the street’s alive with all this hustle and bustle. We walk around Causeway Bay all the time, investigating different corners of the neighbourhood, taking photos, chatting with local residents and sketching our observations. As twins, we’ve always enjoyed drawing together on the same piece of paper, completing our sketches sitting side by side.”

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Causeway Bay: Then & Now


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Causeway Bay embodies the many facets of Hong Kong – the fast pace, fascinating contrasts and dynamic energy. From the city’s very beginning to the present day, its diversity and vibrancy makes it a beloved neighbourhood.

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    Professional football player

    “I’m a professional football player. I used to play for Lee Man FC and before that I played at the Hong Kong Football Club in Happy Valley for over ten years…

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  • Rosanna Ma & Ben Leung


    Zeta store owners

    “We opened our shop first on Lan Fong Road in 1986, and then we moved to Lee Garden One in 2005, so we’ve had this shop for 32 years. We have seen Causeway Bay change over these years, and we have built up so many memories here.”

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  • Grandma Poon


    Resident of Causeway Bay

    “I was born on Lockhart Road back in 1933. I was 20 years old when I was sent to Cuba to be married and have a family. We came back in 1960 and later bought property…

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  • Gabriel


    Kid of Tai Hang

    “I’m happy because I’m on holiday today and I’m going to the market! My bag is full of snacks and water…

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  • You You & Vicky


    Sisters

    “We usually go home to get changed for after-school classes, but today we’re relaxing at the park. We love playing in Victoria Park…

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  • Otto Leong


    A childhood spent at Lee Theatre

    Lee Theatre was once one of the city’s most glamorous institutions. Standing at the very edge of Percival Street, it opened to the public in 1927 and hosted a range of shows from Cantonese opera to film screenings, and even the Miss Hong Kong pageant during its heyday…

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  • Sim Sim


    Owner, Jardine Bazaar stall

    “I’ve been here for 47 years. I love the women who like my stall. They bring their relatives and friends to visit and I’ve watched them grow from young women…

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  • Pink


    Makeup artist

    Pink relaxes at her favourite cafe and shares her journey from banking to beauty: “I love being a make-up artist. I love beauty but I find it rewarding to help others…

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Celebrating Causeway Bay


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A neighbourhood in flux, Causeway Bay’s constant evolution keeps residents and visitors coming back for more. Whether it’s fashion, food, film or art, it’s a part of Hong Kong that keeps people mesmerised and inspired.

Causeway Bay: Then & Now


Feature

Causeway Bay embodies the many facets of Hong Kong – the fast pace, fascinating contrasts and dynamic energy. From the city’s very beginning to the present day, its diversity and vibrancy makes it a beloved neighbourhood.

  • You You & Vicky


    Sisters

    “We usually go home to get changed for after-school classes, but today we’re relaxing at the park. We love playing in Victoria Park…

    Streetsnaps
  • Otto Leong


    A childhood spent at Lee Theatre

    Lee Theatre was once one of the city’s most glamorous institutions. Standing at the very edge of Percival Street, it opened to the public in 1927 and hosted a range of shows from Cantonese opera to film screenings, and even the Miss Hong Kong pageant during its heyday…

    Interviews
  • Sim Sim


    Owner, Jardine Bazaar stall

    “I’ve been here for 47 years. I love the women who like my stall. They bring their relatives and friends to visit and I’ve watched them grow from young women…

    Streetsnaps
  • Pink


    Makeup artist

    Pink relaxes at her favourite cafe and shares her journey from banking to beauty: “I love being a make-up artist. I love beauty but I find it rewarding to help others…

    Streetsnaps