A restaurant enforces social distancing in Admiralty on March 29. While measures imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus have hit Hong Kong businesses hard, the government has also offered them relief in the form of grants and subsidies. Photo: Nora Tam A restaurant enforces social distancing in Admiralty on March 29. While measures imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus have hit Hong Kong businesses hard, the government has also offered them relief in the form of grants and subsidies. Photo: Nora Tam
A restaurant enforces social distancing in Admiralty on March 29. While measures imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus have hit Hong Kong businesses hard, the government has also offered them relief in the form of grants and subsidies. Photo: Nora Tam
Peter G. de Krassel
Opinion

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Peter G. de Krassel

How Hong Kong got its coronavirus response right – by taking care of business

  • Although the handling of the national anthem and national security laws has been disappointing, Hong Kong has done an admirable job of coping with the economic crisis from the Covid-19 pandemic, as it struggles to contain a political crisis, too

A restaurant enforces social distancing in Admiralty on March 29. While measures imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus have hit Hong Kong businesses hard, the government has also offered them relief in the form of grants and subsidies. Photo: Nora Tam A restaurant enforces social distancing in Admiralty on March 29. While measures imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus have hit Hong Kong businesses hard, the government has also offered them relief in the form of grants and subsidies. Photo: Nora Tam
A restaurant enforces social distancing in Admiralty on March 29. While measures imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus have hit Hong Kong businesses hard, the government has also offered them relief in the form of grants and subsidies. Photo: Nora Tam
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Peter G. de Krassel

Peter G. de Krassel

Peter G. de Krassel is a strategic analyst, contemporary social commentator, author of the Custom Maid series of books, blogs and co-founder of the Pets Central Veterinary Network [email protected]