A man orders a drink at a tea shop as police officers stand outside in Causeway Bay on Thursday. Photo: Nora Tam A man orders a drink at a tea shop as police officers stand outside in Causeway Bay on Thursday. Photo: Nora Tam
A man orders a drink at a tea shop as police officers stand outside in Causeway Bay on Thursday. Photo: Nora Tam

Disappointing start to ‘golden week’ for Hong Kong retailers, as protests, Covid-19 take toll

  • The absence of mainland visitors and a heavy police presence make for a slow day during a usually busy time of year
  • Some shoppers, however, say they are happy to skip the customary crowds

Topic |   Golden Week
A man orders a drink at a tea shop as police officers stand outside in Causeway Bay on Thursday. Photo: Nora Tam A man orders a drink at a tea shop as police officers stand outside in Causeway Bay on Thursday. Photo: Nora Tam
A man orders a drink at a tea shop as police officers stand outside in Causeway Bay on Thursday. Photo: Nora Tam
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