An employee scrapes off stickers and posters with messages in support of the protest movement on a wall outside a restaurant in Hong Kong. Photo: BloombergAn employee scrapes off stickers and posters with messages in support of the protest movement on a wall outside a restaurant in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
An employee scrapes off stickers and posters with messages in support of the protest movement on a wall outside a restaurant in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg

‘Yellow economic circle’ takes a hit as protest-friendly shops in Hong Kong back off amid uncertainty over national security law

  • Looming legislation by Beijing sparks fear over shop posters and even social media remarks made by restaurant owners
  • Term was coined to refer to shops supporting anti-government movement triggered last year by the now-withdrawn extradition bill
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
An employee scrapes off stickers and posters with messages in support of the protest movement on a wall outside a restaurant in Hong Kong. Photo: BloombergAn employee scrapes off stickers and posters with messages in support of the protest movement on a wall outside a restaurant in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
An employee scrapes off stickers and posters with messages in support of the protest movement on a wall outside a restaurant in Hong Kong. Photo: Bloomberg
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