An audio guide service is available in four languages.
The museum has five branch museums: Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum, Law Uk Folk Museum, Fireboat Alexander Grantham Exhibition Gallery and Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum.
As competition appeared to dwindle, almost all applicants won approval.
From that time on, prostitution was permitted within strict limits while prohibiting a whole host of activities surrounding prostitution, such as soliciting for sex and living off "immoral earnings" (working as a pimp).
Although organised prostitution is illegal, the industry had always been under the influence of triads to recruit economically disadvantaged women who otherwise would never enter the profession voluntarily.
This page is updated monthly with a record of research and related activities.
Pages on the left cover the books that have spun off from this project, and a listing of each and every member of the Garrison.
This is especially important taking into consideration that Japan’s current prime minister recently denied any major atrocity committed by Japan during WWII and Japan’s school textbooks have been rewriting history. Great Britain surrendered Hong Kong to Japan on Christmas day, 12/25/1941, on a day that the people of Hong Kong called Black Christmas.
Japan started its invasion of Hong Kong on 12/8/1941 (or 12/7/1941 U. Although what happened in Hong Kong during this period pales in comparison to what happened during the 1937-38 Nanking Massacre, a great deal of massacre and atrocities were committed by the Japanese soldiers against the Chinese, British, Canadians, and other people living in Hong Kong at that time.The eight galleries feature; The Natural Environment Prehistoric Hong Kong The Dynasties : From The Han to the Qing Folk Culture in Hong Kong The Opium Wars and the Cession of Hong Kong Birth and Early Growth of the City The Japanese Occupation Modern Metropolis and the Return to China Amongst may impressive exhibits are a 42m long beach with life-like Neolithic inhabitants engaged in various activities, reconstruction of Hakka peasant family’s house, festive activities of the annual Cheung Chau Bun Festival including bun towers, temporary Cantonese Opera theatre and Taoist altar, an old street scene from the early 20th century with shops and double-decker tram and a port scene with steam launch.* The Hong Kong Story permanent exhibition is to undergo a major renovation owing to expanding museum collections and new display techniques and a public consultation for opinions on the renovation is being held in March and April 2016.The museum also has a large Special Exhibition Gallery where temporary exhibitions are held, theatre, refreshment corner and shop.Yellow neon advertising boxes were used to advertise sexual services to such an extent that "yellow" (黃) became synonymous with prostitution.But in 1932, the Hong Kong government issued a ban on prostitution and three years later licensed prostitution ended.I would have expected 70 years of rain to have all but obliterated the trenches, but clearly not.