Paper crafting master Au Yeung Ping-chi has experimented with making paper replicas of Hong Kong’s ubiquitous surgical masks. But as the real thing is considerably cheaper, he does not see much market for them. Photo: May Tse

Coronavirus: as social distancing, travel restrictions change Ching Ming plans, Hong Kong’s paper offering sales go up in smoke

  • Families who typically travel to mainland China to visit ancestors’ tombs are staying home now that mandatory quarantine awaits them on return
  • Sales of paper replicas of healthcare products, driven mostly by younger customers, are up at one shop in Sai Ying Pun
Topic |   Hong Kong culture
Paper crafting master Au Yeung Ping-chi has experimented with making paper replicas of Hong Kong’s ubiquitous surgical masks. But as the real thing is considerably cheaper, he does not see much market for them. Photo: May Tse
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