Sales were brisk at Pei Ho Street Market in Sham Shui Po, on September 13, with shoppers stocking up as Typhoon Mangkhut approached. Photo: Winson Wong
Sales were brisk at Pei Ho Street Market in Sham Shui Po, on September 13, with shoppers stocking up as Typhoon Mangkhut approached. Photo: Winson Wong

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Sales were brisk at Pei Ho Street Market in Sham Shui Po, on September 13, with shoppers stocking up as Typhoon Mangkhut approached. Photo: Winson Wong
Sales were brisk at Pei Ho Street Market in Sham Shui Po, on September 13, with shoppers stocking up as Typhoon Mangkhut approached. Photo: Winson Wong
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