More than 30 people queue up outside Jie Genge, a Taiwanese restaurant known to support the anti-government protests, as ‘mini golden week’ gets under way on May 1. Photo: Karen Zhang

‘Yellow’ Hong Kong shops slammed by Covid-19 hope protester campaign will help fill gap left by missing mainlanders

  • While queues offer anecdotal evidence of success, one lawmaker said it would not help much given Hongkongers’ diminished spending power
  • The five-day ‘golden week’ typically sees a massive influx of mainland tourists, something pandemic safety measures have now made impossible
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
More than 30 people queue up outside Jie Genge, a Taiwanese restaurant known to support the anti-government protests, as ‘mini golden week’ gets under way on May 1. Photo: Karen Zhang
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