A woman shops at a supermarket in Whampoa on August 19. Photo: Winson Wong A woman shops at a supermarket in Whampoa on August 19. Photo: Winson Wong
A woman shops at a supermarket in Whampoa on August 19. Photo: Winson Wong
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Why Hong Kong supermarkets dipping into the public till for coronavirus relief is distasteful

  • With a recent study showing that the city’s two supermarket chains marked up prices before discounting them, their promises of giving to the needy after receiving government subsidies rings hollow
  • The Competition Commission and Consumer Council must step in

A woman shops at a supermarket in Whampoa on August 19. Photo: Winson Wong A woman shops at a supermarket in Whampoa on August 19. Photo: Winson Wong
A woman shops at a supermarket in Whampoa on August 19. Photo: Winson Wong
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.