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Uncle Leung


Street vendor

“We picked this spot on Leighton Road today because it’s spacious and we aren’t in peoples’ way. We’ve been here for over 40 years. We used to roast chestnuts and now we sell all kinds of things. You want something for your mother? How about these nail clippers?”

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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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    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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    Renowned Taiwanese filmmaker and actress Sylvia Chang’s latest play “Why We Chat” was inspired by the classic Chinese literary collection Liaozhai Zhiyi…

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    Founder of El Grande Concepts

    Chances are you’ve eaten at one of El Grande Concepts’ many bars and restaurants. They include Hong Kong favourites Grappa’s and Inn Side Out. Founder James Robertson…

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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…

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  • Mr Cheng


    Owner, Paris Cotton Singlets Company

    My father and I were refugees who came to Hong Kong in 1948. At first, he worked at a construction site for HK$5 a day. We rented half a store and set up a…

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  • Ryan, Ryan, Jacky, Danny


    Basketball players

    Danny: “I play basketball here a few times a week. I also go to Southern Stadium because my school is there but I prefer Victoria Park because I can get to know more…

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  • Christine Tsoi


    Marketing Manager

    “As a child, I would walk along this street on my way to school. I didn’t know then that decades later, I would still be passing by these same pigeons…

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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.

  • 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…

    Streetsnaps
  • Mr Cheng


    Owner, Paris Cotton Singlets Company

    My father and I were refugees who came to Hong Kong in 1948. At first, he worked at a construction site for HK$5 a day. We rented half a store and set up a…

    Interviews
  • Ryan, Ryan, Jacky, Danny


    Basketball players

    Danny: “I play basketball here a few times a week. I also go to Southern Stadium because my school is there but I prefer Victoria Park because I can get to know more…

    Streetsnaps
  • Christine Tsoi


    Marketing Manager

    “As a child, I would walk along this street on my way to school. I didn’t know then that decades later, I would still be passing by these same pigeons…

    Streetsnaps