Former British Crown citizen of Hong Kong became a kind of Manhattan of Asia.
Hong Kong is an amazing city, and although in 1997 the reassignment to China became history, people still fear serious changes. They believe that China will greatly influence Hong Kong’s politics, economy and domestic lifestyle, because for a long time it has been and remains the center of big business – the “navel” of land in the capitalist world.
If you want to know more about the history of Hong Kong, visit the History Museum. When the British first noticed Victoria Peak in 1657, Hong Kong was a deserted place. Then it all started with trade: the British exported tea, silk and porcelain in exchange for silver and opium. Continue reading