Swimmers swim across Victoria Harbour during an annual race in Hong Kong on December 12. Place and street names that reflect the city’s heritage should be embraced, not abandoned. Photo: AFP
Swimmers swim across Victoria Harbour during an annual race in Hong Kong on December 12. Place and street names that reflect the city’s heritage should be embraced, not abandoned. Photo: AFP

Letters | Colonial street names are part of Hong Kong’s history and nothing to be ashamed of

  • Readers oppose a proposal to remove street names associated with the city’s colonial past, disagree that quarantine rules for pilots are lax, and recount a bad experience with the public health care system

Topic |   History of Hong Kong districts
Swimmers swim across Victoria Harbour during an annual race in Hong Kong on December 12. Place and street names that reflect the city’s heritage should be embraced, not abandoned. Photo: AFP
Swimmers swim across Victoria Harbour during an annual race in Hong Kong on December 12. Place and street names that reflect the city’s heritage should be embraced, not abandoned. Photo: AFP
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