An empty karaoke lounge in Causeway Bay. Karaoke venues are among the businesses forced to close under recent restrictions. Photo: Nora Tam An empty karaoke lounge in Causeway Bay. Karaoke venues are among the businesses forced to close under recent restrictions. Photo: Nora Tam
An empty karaoke lounge in Causeway Bay. Karaoke venues are among the businesses forced to close under recent restrictions. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong fourth wave: new round of coronavirus relief funding not enough, but ‘better than nothing’, business owners say

  • Many operators say new subsidies, while larger than previous rounds of relief, not enough to cover expenses
  • One-off payments will not come close to matching what businesses ordinarily earn in peak holiday season, they claim

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An empty karaoke lounge in Causeway Bay. Karaoke venues are among the businesses forced to close under recent restrictions. Photo: Nora Tam An empty karaoke lounge in Causeway Bay. Karaoke venues are among the businesses forced to close under recent restrictions. Photo: Nora Tam
An empty karaoke lounge in Causeway Bay. Karaoke venues are among the businesses forced to close under recent restrictions. Photo: Nora Tam
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