The key to the names of Sun, Moon and Star streets in Wan Chai lies in the history of adjacent Electric Street. Photo: Rachel Cheung

Stories behind Hong Kong street names: Sun, Moon and Star streets, Wan Chai

The company that supplied the first electric lighting in Hong Kong, in 1890, laid out three streets for staff housing next to its power station; a classic Chinese text inspired their names

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The key to the names of Sun, Moon and Star streets in Wan Chai lies in the history of adjacent Electric Street. Photo: Rachel Cheung
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