A historic four-storey verandah-type shophouse in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: SCMP
A historic four-storey verandah-type shophouse in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong advocates call for better protection of pre-war building once used for spying against Japanese during World War II

  • Sons of original owner of four-storey veranda-type shophouse carried out underground intelligence work during Japanese occupation, according to report
  • Advocates pushing for preservation of building say structure is city’s only pre-World War II European-style building in Tsim Sha Tsui

A historic four-storey verandah-type shophouse in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: SCMP
A historic four-storey verandah-type shophouse in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: SCMP
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