A closed pub in Lan Kwai Fong, Central. The decision to shut down all bars was the government’s third round of emergency measures in seven days. Photo: Robert Ng A closed pub in Lan Kwai Fong, Central. The decision to shut down all bars was the government’s third round of emergency measures in seven days. Photo: Robert Ng
A closed pub in Lan Kwai Fong, Central. The decision to shut down all bars was the government’s third round of emergency measures in seven days. Photo: Robert Ng
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Clarity is crucial to effective shutdowns

  • All kinds of entertainment, dining and other venues have been ordered to close or restrict services but the manner in which such measures have been introduced – and without offer of compensation – has caused confusion and anger

A closed pub in Lan Kwai Fong, Central. The decision to shut down all bars was the government’s third round of emergency measures in seven days. Photo: Robert Ng A closed pub in Lan Kwai Fong, Central. The decision to shut down all bars was the government’s third round of emergency measures in seven days. Photo: Robert Ng
A closed pub in Lan Kwai Fong, Central. The decision to shut down all bars was the government’s third round of emergency measures in seven days. Photo: Robert Ng
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