Anecdotes: In Our Daily Lives

  • Koon-yiu MA (Speaker)
  • Victor ZHENG (Speaker)
  • CHOW, M. K. (Speaker)

Activity: Talks or PresentationsPublic Lecture


The third lecture was about public transport and famous stores that had been set up on Nathan Road. Mr Koon-yiu Ma showed us his study on the Kowloon-Canton Railway and Hong Kong tourism during the pre-war period; Dr Victor Zheng told us the story of how Parsee merchant Dorabjee rose from selling “Stars” to founding the Star ferry; Dr Man-kong Chow introduced the well-known Yue Hwa Chinese products store and the family history of the company’s founder, Bik-yau Yu.
Period19 Dec 2020
Event titleLecture Series on “The Golden Mile of Nathan Road” = 金光大道彌敦道講座系列
Event typePublic Lecture
OrganisersChinese University of Hong Kong, Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Institute, China Economic Research Programme
SponsorHong Kong Museum of History = 香港歷史博物館