Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui East shopping district has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui East shopping district has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui East shopping district has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Vanishing act: absent mainland Chinese shoppers, closed stores turn Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui East into Covid-19 ghost town

  • Streets of shuttered stores, empty shopping centres in Tsim Sha Tsui East are signs of havoc wreaked by pandemic
  • But grim times have given cash-rich landlords the opportunity to snap up empty shops, reshape retail scene

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui East shopping district has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui East shopping district has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui East shopping district has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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