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Star Ferry

April 20th 2009
The Star Ferry is one of the iconic images of Hong Kong. The beginning of the Star Ferry dates back to 1880, when an enterprising cook named Dorabjee Naorojee Mithaiwala began The Kowloon Ferry Company, with service across Victoria Harbour. His first ship was named The Morning Star. In 1898 the Star Ferry company became a public company, taking its name from its steamships, all of which ... read more
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Chinese/Hong Kong Flag Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong... ... read more
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