A devil-beater pounds a paper effigy with a shoe under the Canal Road flyover during the Ching Che ferstival in March 2015. Photo: Franke Tsang

Stories behind Hong Kong street names: Canal Road, home of the devil beaters

Beneath a flyover in Causeway Bay was once not a road but a stream that became a canal. Today it is famous for the women you can pay to beat effigies of white tigers representing your enemies

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A devil-beater pounds a paper effigy with a shoe under the Canal Road flyover during the Ching Che ferstival in March 2015. Photo: Franke Tsang
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