The Last Shoe-shiners of Hong Kong

The Last Shoe-shiners of Hong Kong

By LONG SICONG Every morning shoe-shiners like Yang Hong, 77, await clients at Theatre Lane in Central. By LONG SICONG Yang comes to work early and helps erect the umbrella for other shoe-shiners. who were disappearing due to old age and ill health. By LONG SICONG As...
People’s Recreation Community

People’s Recreation Community

By DU WEI People’s Recreation Community is a specialist bookstore that features banned books and coffee. Visitors begin to trickle into the bookstore in the afternoon. Photo by DU WEI Like most bookstores of Hong Kong, it can be seen only when visitors go upstairs....