There are some 1,150 postboxes in Hong Kong; of these, 59, or 5.1 per cent, still bear the colonial-era insignia. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Hong Kong's colonial-era postboxes should be treasured, not covered up or destroyed

Mike Rowse says covering the royal insignia on the small number of postboxes here is political correctness gone mad, serving only to undermine the city's uniqueness

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There are some 1,150 postboxes in Hong Kong; of these, 59, or 5.1 per cent, still bear the colonial-era insignia. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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