Pedestrians wearing protective masks are reflected in an advertisement as they cross a road in the Central district of Hong Kong on January 29. Investors should be prepared for more threats to the status quo. Photo: Bloomberg
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

The coronavirus is highlighting Hong Kong’s wealth inequality. What’s the government doing about it?

  • The latest Covid-19 cluster involves warehouse workers, who probably don’t earn much more than the minimum wage
  • Why isn’t a city as wealthy as Hong Kong doing better by its population, and developing worthwhile jobs for people?
Pedestrians wearing protective masks are reflected in an advertisement as they cross a road in the Central district of Hong Kong on January 29. Investors should be prepared for more threats to the status quo. Photo: Bloomberg
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