Herbal tea shop neon sign in Yau Ma Tei saved

A herbal tea shop in Yau Ma Tei, that is planning on relocating in another part of the neighbourhood, has confirmed that it will be keeping its iconic neon sign. According to Hong Kong Neon Heritage, the owner of Chun Wo Tong Dan Yan Lo Herbal Tea Mr Lee said that he and his family ...

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Fears grow for herbal tea shop’s neon sign after business closes

Fears grow for herbal tea shop’s neon sign after business closes

A herbal tea shop that has occupied the same spot on Yau Ma Tei’s Temple Street for more than 60 years has closed its doors, and fears are mounting for the store’s...

June 4 candlelight vigil: Thousands call to end one-party rule in China, organizers estimate crowd at 115,000

June 4 candlelight vigil: Thousands call to end one-party rule in China, organizers estimate crowd at 115,000

Thousands of people turned up to Victoria Park last night to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Speaking to the crowd at the end of last...

People around the world pose as ‘tank man’ to remember June 4

People around the world pose as ‘tank man’ to remember June 4

People around the world are posting pictures of themselves mimicking one of the most iconic images from the 1989 massacre in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, as Hongkongers...

Hundreds march in Hong Kong to mark Tiananmen crackdown

Hundreds march in Hong Kong to mark Tiananmen crackdown

Hundreds marched through Hong Kong on Sunday ahead of the 29th anniversary of China’s crackdown on democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Semi-autonomous...

Chinese porcelain record shattered as HK Sotheby’s sells bowl for $37.7M

Chinese porcelain record shattered as HK Sotheby’s sells bowl for $37.7M

A 1,000-year-old bowl from China’s Song Dynasty sold at auction for US$37.7 million (HK$294.5 million) on Tuesday, breaking the record for Chinese porcelain, auction house...

Hong Kong remembers bloodiest violence 50 years on

Hong Kong remembers bloodiest violence 50 years on

Hong Kong is unrecognizable now from the city which 50 years ago was the scene of bloody riots, fuelled by resentment of colonial rule and inspired by the Cultural Revolution...

Hong Kong pulls out stops to mark 20 years of Chinese rule

Hong Kong pulls out stops to mark 20 years of Chinese rule

A multi-million-dollar program of events in Hong Kong will mark 20 years since the city was handed back to China by colonial ruler Britain, but critics say the show is out of...

5 things you never knew about Hong Kong – for real this time!

5 things you never knew about Hong Kong – for real this time!

[Coconuts Hong Kong x The Silver Egg] If you already knew all of these, consider starting your own pub quiz, you overachiever. 

A Tale of Two Baker Streets: The history of Hong Kong’s colonial street names

A Tale of Two Baker Streets: The history of Hong Kong’s colonial street names

Elgin, Gloucester and Seven Sisters? 


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