Bamboo scaffolding is erected around the Hong Kong Space Museum, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong Bamboo scaffolding is erected around the Hong Kong Space Museum, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong
Bamboo scaffolding is erected around the Hong Kong Space Museum, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong’s construction industry grinds to halt, and union says coronavirus has left 50,000 workers jobless

  • Construction Industry Employees General Union blames supply chain issues caused by shutdown of factories in mainland China
  • Bosses say another 80,000 workers have had their hours slashed to just one or two days a week

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Bamboo scaffolding is erected around the Hong Kong Space Museum, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong Bamboo scaffolding is erected around the Hong Kong Space Museum, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong
Bamboo scaffolding is erected around the Hong Kong Space Museum, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong
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