Police stand guard at the Chung Ying Street post in the partially closed-off border town of Sha Tau Kok yesterday. District councillors want the government to open a shopping mall in the area for mainland visitors. Photo: Nora Tam Police stand guard at the Chung Ying Street post in the partially closed-off border town of Sha Tau Kok yesterday. District councillors want the government to open a shopping mall in the area for mainland visitors. Photo: Nora Tam
Police stand guard at the Chung Ying Street post in the partially closed-off border town of Sha Tau Kok yesterday. District councillors want the government to open a shopping mall in the area for mainland visitors. Photo: Nora Tam

Sha Tau Kok shops plan would take pressure off other border areas, local councillors argue

Closed border area 'would take pressure off towns struggling with mainland influx'

Police stand guard at the Chung Ying Street post in the partially closed-off border town of Sha Tau Kok yesterday. District councillors want the government to open a shopping mall in the area for mainland visitors. Photo: Nora Tam Police stand guard at the Chung Ying Street post in the partially closed-off border town of Sha Tau Kok yesterday. District councillors want the government to open a shopping mall in the area for mainland visitors. Photo: Nora Tam
Police stand guard at the Chung Ying Street post in the partially closed-off border town of Sha Tau Kok yesterday. District councillors want the government to open a shopping mall in the area for mainland visitors. Photo: Nora Tam
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