Fireworks light up Victoria Harbour during Lunar New Year. Picture: Nora Tam
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Fireworks banned in Hong Kong? The rules, apparently, don’t apply to the New Territories

A complete ban on fireworks was lifted in 1975 to allow government-organised displays but, in complete disregard of the law, colourful firecrackers have been lighting up the New Territories skies every Lunar New Year, as authorities look the other way

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Fireworks light up Victoria Harbour during Lunar New Year. Picture: Nora Tam
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