The idea for the HK$4 million draw was conceived at short notice after Hong Kong’s annual New Year’s fireworks display was cancelled for security reasons and replaced by the regular Symphony of Lights laser show. Photo: Martin Chan The idea for the HK$4 million draw was conceived at short notice after Hong Kong’s annual New Year’s fireworks display was cancelled for security reasons and replaced by the regular Symphony of Lights laser show. Photo: Martin Chan
The idea for the HK$4 million draw was conceived at short notice after Hong Kong’s annual New Year’s fireworks display was cancelled for security reasons and replaced by the regular Symphony of Lights laser show. Photo: Martin Chan
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Reputations bruised in lucky draw fiasco

  • Featuring prizes more in keeping with those at an office party, the online Tourism Board event was supposed to promote the city, but turned out to be a glitch-ridden embarrassment

The idea for the HK$4 million draw was conceived at short notice after Hong Kong’s annual New Year’s fireworks display was cancelled for security reasons and replaced by the regular Symphony of Lights laser show. Photo: Martin Chan The idea for the HK$4 million draw was conceived at short notice after Hong Kong’s annual New Year’s fireworks display was cancelled for security reasons and replaced by the regular Symphony of Lights laser show. Photo: Martin Chan
The idea for the HK$4 million draw was conceived at short notice after Hong Kong’s annual New Year’s fireworks display was cancelled for security reasons and replaced by the regular Symphony of Lights laser show. Photo: Martin Chan
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