A campaign has been set up to get customers to rein in spending, particularly with big businesses seen as close to Beijing, as part of the anti-government movement. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong protesters slash personal spending in economic boycott designed to force government into meeting extradition bill demands

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Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A campaign has been set up to get customers to rein in spending, particularly with big businesses seen as close to Beijing, as part of the anti-government movement. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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