Monthly Archives: November 2014

Disappearing Places: Sungei Road Thieves’ Market

Shortly after World War II, the area around Sungei Road grew to become a flea market. It eventually known as the Thieves’ Market due to the many stolen/contraband goods sold there. The saying goes that if your belongings got stolen, … Continue reading




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Occupy Hong Kong Protests Part 2—Admiralty & Causeway Bay

Continuing from my short write-up about the protest site in Mong Kok, we move on to Admiralty, which is the main protest site and also where the protests began. The site is situated right outside the central government buildings and … Continue reading




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Occupy Hong Kong Protests Part 1—Mong Kok

The Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong started on 28 Sep 2014 outside the Central Government Complex at Admiralty and soon spread to Mong Kok and Causeway Bay as well. Despite some bouts of clashes between the pro-democracy and anti-occupy … Continue reading




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