Monthly Archives: May 2023

Hong Kong’s big orange ashtrays

Hong Kong’s round orange bins are an iconic sight on city streets. And in the countryside. They also double as ashtrays. Except in no smoking areas. But old habits die hard – instead of heading to the nearest smoking areas. […]

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History of the Lo Wo railway bridge

This is the story of the Lo Wo railway bridge, which has carried trains from Hong Kong into China since 1910. Hulton Archive Work on the first railway bridge at Lo Wu commenced in 1906 and was completed in 1909, […]

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