A man sunbathes behind the barricades at Shek O beach on July 26, days after Hong Kong’s beaches were closed. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee A man sunbathes behind the barricades at Shek O beach on July 26, days after Hong Kong’s beaches were closed. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee
A man sunbathes behind the barricades at Shek O beach on July 26, days after Hong Kong’s beaches were closed. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee
Adam Wright
Opinion

Opinion

Adam Wright

Indoor venues have been allowed to reopen, so why are Hong Kong’s beaches still closed?

  • It seems to make little sense that bars, restaurants and karaoke clubs are operating again, but the sea is still off limits
  • Could it be because our government officials don’t get to the beach that much, so the issue isn’t high on their priorities?

A man sunbathes behind the barricades at Shek O beach on July 26, days after Hong Kong’s beaches were closed. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee A man sunbathes behind the barricades at Shek O beach on July 26, days after Hong Kong’s beaches were closed. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee
A man sunbathes behind the barricades at Shek O beach on July 26, days after Hong Kong’s beaches were closed. Photo: SCMP / Dickson Lee
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