Horror hits Hong Kong’s red-light district

November 5, 2014 11:37 PM

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For generations of Western men, Hong Kong’s Wan Chai neighbourhood captured all the mystery and hedonism of this financial capital known around the world as the Pearl of the Orient.

Prostitutes, strippers and bar girls entertained visiting sailors and businessmen at all hours in these neon-filled blocks, even as working-class Hong Kongers went about their business around them. And despite all the vice, foreigners could count on being able to walk home safely in the wee hours, w...

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