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In Pictures: Unkindest cut – Hong Kong’s last sawmill to close after 75 years to make way for new Northern Metropolis

The owner of Chi Kee Sawmill & Timber, Wong Hung-kuen, describes the 75-year-old business as a “temple of carpentry” in Hong Kong. But the city is about to lose its last such temple. The 72 year-old carpenter inherited the sawmill from his father, who founded it in 1947. It survived the city’s economic transition from […]