Peter Wong Tung-shun, deputy chairman and chief executive for Asia Pacific and Diana Cesar, CEO for Hong Kong at HSBC attend a blessing ceremony of the iconic lion sculptures at the bank’s headquarters in Central, Hong Kong on October 22, 2020. Photo: Felix Wong Peter Wong Tung-shun, deputy chairman and chief executive for Asia Pacific and Diana Cesar, CEO for Hong Kong at HSBC attend a blessing ceremony of the iconic lion sculptures at the bank’s headquarters in Central, Hong Kong on October 22, 2020. Photo: Felix Wong
Peter Wong Tung-shun, deputy chairman and chief executive for Asia Pacific and Diana Cesar, CEO for Hong Kong at HSBC attend a blessing ceremony of the iconic lion sculptures at the bank’s headquarters in Central, Hong Kong on October 22, 2020. Photo: Felix Wong

HSBC’s iconic lions, Stephen and Stitt, back on public view after first phase of restoration works since New Year vandalism

  • Full restoration will need to wait until British experts can fly to the city to complete the task, bank says
  • The lions have guarded the entrance of HSBC headquarters in Central since 1935 and have only been taken off public view three times

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Peter Wong Tung-shun, deputy chairman and chief executive for Asia Pacific and Diana Cesar, CEO for Hong Kong at HSBC attend a blessing ceremony of the iconic lion sculptures at the bank’s headquarters in Central, Hong Kong on October 22, 2020. Photo: Felix Wong Peter Wong Tung-shun, deputy chairman and chief executive for Asia Pacific and Diana Cesar, CEO for Hong Kong at HSBC attend a blessing ceremony of the iconic lion sculptures at the bank’s headquarters in Central, Hong Kong on October 22, 2020. Photo: Felix Wong
Peter Wong Tung-shun, deputy chairman and chief executive for Asia Pacific and Diana Cesar, CEO for Hong Kong at HSBC attend a blessing ceremony of the iconic lion sculptures at the bank’s headquarters in Central, Hong Kong on October 22, 2020. Photo: Felix Wong
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