Passengers wear face masks as they arrive from Shenzhen at Lo Wu MTR station, hours before the closing of the Lo Wu border crossing in Hong Kong on February 3. Photo: AFP
Bernard Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Bernard Chan

The fact overlooked in Hong Kong’s coronavirus panic: most cross-border travellers are Hongkongers

  • Hundreds of thousands, including truck drivers and Hong Kong travellers, cross the border every day. And even government critics accept that we can’t just switch off the flow of goods from the mainland. Is it helpful to politicise this issue?
Passengers wear face masks as they arrive from Shenzhen at Lo Wu MTR station, hours before the closing of the Lo Wu border crossing in Hong Kong on February 3. Photo: AFP
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