Bar and mahjong parlour workers on hunger strike near Hong Kong’s legislature. Photo: Handout Bar and mahjong parlour workers on hunger strike near Hong Kong’s legislature. Photo: Handout
Bar and mahjong parlour workers on hunger strike near Hong Kong’s legislature. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus: workers from Hong Kong’s pubs, karaoke bars and mahjong parlours start hunger strike demanding authorities allow them to reopen business

  • Industry representative Ben Leung hopes authorities could say clearly what conditions the venues should meet to be allowed to reopen
  • If the government continues to keep the venues closed, at least half of the city’s 1,400 licensed bars would face closure after Easter, he says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Bar and mahjong parlour workers on hunger strike near Hong Kong’s legislature. Photo: Handout Bar and mahjong parlour workers on hunger strike near Hong Kong’s legislature. Photo: Handout
Bar and mahjong parlour workers on hunger strike near Hong Kong’s legislature. Photo: Handout
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