Shamian Island in Guangzhou features many beautifully restored treaty-port-era Western buildings. Photo: Edward Wong

Mainland puts huge value on foreign heritage, in stark contrast to Hong Kong’s attitude to its past

Ken Borthwick says Hong Kong’s remaining architectural heritage receives neither respect from developers nor adequate protection by authorities

Topic |   Living heritage of Hong Kong

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Shamian Island in Guangzhou features many beautifully restored treaty-port-era Western buildings. Photo: Edward Wong
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