Convenience stall vendor “Hong” in Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, has been working at the same spot for 53 years, since he was 12. He is one of many people featured on the online platform Hong Kong Shifts. Photo: Hong Kong ShiftsConvenience stall vendor “Hong” in Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, has been working at the same spot for 53 years, since he was 12. He is one of many people featured on the online platform Hong Kong Shifts. Photo: Hong Kong Shifts
Convenience stall vendor “Hong” in Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, has been working at the same spot for 53 years, since he was 12. He is one of many people featured on the online platform Hong Kong Shifts. Photo: Hong Kong Shifts

The low-paid workers in one of the world’s richest cities who are often overlooked – until now

  • Online platform Hong Kong Shifts tells the stories of people like cleaners and security guards vital to the city’s running to raise awareness and drive change
  • So far focusing on born-and-bred Hongkongers or immigrants from China, the aim is to broaden coverage to others regardless of their ethnicity

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Convenience stall vendor “Hong” in Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, has been working at the same spot for 53 years, since he was 12. He is one of many people featured on the online platform Hong Kong Shifts. Photo: Hong Kong ShiftsConvenience stall vendor “Hong” in Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, has been working at the same spot for 53 years, since he was 12. He is one of many people featured on the online platform Hong Kong Shifts. Photo: Hong Kong Shifts
Convenience stall vendor “Hong” in Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong, has been working at the same spot for 53 years, since he was 12. He is one of many people featured on the online platform Hong Kong Shifts. Photo: Hong Kong Shifts
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