Masks, such as this one seen at a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui on October 20, have become a common sight at anti-government demonstrations around the world. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong protesters have many reasons for wearing masks: cowardice is not one of them

Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Masks, such as this one seen at a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui on October 20, have become a common sight at anti-government demonstrations around the world. Photo: AFP
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The need to restore the city’s reputation as a safe and enjoyable travel destination in the longer term has been rightly acknowledged. Photo: Felix Wong
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Putting an end to the unrest is key to reviving tourism industry

  • The government has announced subsidies worth HK$100 million to help the ailing sector but this is more of a band aid than cure

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The need to restore the city’s reputation as a safe and enjoyable travel destination in the longer term has been rightly acknowledged. Photo: Felix Wong
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