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Tia Antiyas


Indonesian domestic helper

“I’ve been in Hong Kong for 10 years and I feel it’s great here. It’s so much better because it’s so hard to make money in Indonesia. A lot of Indonesian domestic helpers meet up in Causeway Bay on our days off. We can shop for Indonesian items at the specialist stores here and we can also have some fun. For instance, in Victoria Park, it’s not expensive for us to get dressed up and get our photo taken, like a souvenir.”

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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.

  • Daniel Man


    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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  • Jimmy Lee


    Owner, Red Pepper

    “In 1967, I worked as an apprentice at an architecture office by day and then went to night school. I worked on the first floor of the Lee Garden building…

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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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  • The Lee Gardens Hotel


    Joseph Yung, former General Manager and Toh Toh Ma, former Chief Executive

    Even now, 25 years after its doors closed for the last time, the legacy of Lee Gardens Hotel lives on in the memory of those who called the hotel their home…

    Interviews
  • Clement Ng


    Salesperson, Journalize

    “We aren’t really like other stationery stores and people started noticing us when we were mentioned in a blog. We slowly developed our own style of running a store…

    Streetsnaps
  • Boon Yuen


    French Bulldog

    “I live above Fung Shing Restaurant. Every day I go for a walk at the Happy Valley racecourse then rest by the benches. Then we go for another round before…

    Streetsnaps
  • May Fung


    Founder, Arts and Culture Outreach

    Long before there was Art Basel Hong Kong, long before international galleries opened their doors and jet-setting collectors began coming here…

    Interviews
  • Dr Lau


    Chinese Medicine Practitioner

    Dr Lau Tai-yum can recall the days when Lee Garden was just a quarry where he and his school friends would play. “There were only a couple of shops…

    Interviews

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.

  • Clement Ng


    Salesperson, Journalize

    “We aren’t really like other stationery stores and people started noticing us when we were mentioned in a blog. We slowly developed our own style of running a store…

    Streetsnaps
  • Boon Yuen


    French Bulldog

    “I live above Fung Shing Restaurant. Every day I go for a walk at the Happy Valley racecourse then rest by the benches. Then we go for another round before…

    Streetsnaps
  • May Fung


    Founder, Arts and Culture Outreach

    Long before there was Art Basel Hong Kong, long before international galleries opened their doors and jet-setting collectors began coming here…

    Interviews
  • Dr Lau


    Chinese Medicine Practitioner

    Dr Lau Tai-yum can recall the days when Lee Garden was just a quarry where he and his school friends would play. “There were only a couple of shops…

    Interviews