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  • Dec 19, 2014
  • Updated: 6:42pm

Street Market

Hong Kong's heartbeat

G.O.D. founder Douglas Young relaxes on one of his red lamp chairs at the exhibition, which celebrates Hong Kong's street markets.

Hong Kong street markets are a feast for all our senses, says Douglas Young Chi-chiu, founder and chief executive of local retailer G.O.D.

Friday, 21 September, 2012, 10:46am

Safety outweighs our street culture

Arson is a heinous crime. If it was the cause of the Mong Kok market fire it is to be hoped police make a swift arrest. But the investigation will not solve a wider, potentially deadly problem. It was a tragedy waiting to happen that still poses a threat to life and property elsewhere in Hong Kong.

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Government doing developers' bidding over Ladies' Market

The government has no plans to lease 320 vacant stalls on Tung Choi Street, commonly known as Ladies' Street, in Mong Kok ('Hawker stalls to stay vacant', January 24). A key argument of the Secretary for Food and Health York Chow Yat-ngok is that leasing the vacant stalls might upset nearby shop owners.

1 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

End of the road for four wet markets

Four underused wet markets on prime sites in the city will be closed down in the next few years for land sale or other public use as part of a consolidation of municipal services.

26 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Traders suffering

I feel sorry for traders in Hong Kong's wet markets who are being overwhelmed by our supermarket chains.

In order to try to hold on to regular customers, ministore owners in the markets offer produce at such low prices that it is difficult for them to make a profit.

6 Nov 2002 - 12:00am