Hong Kong’s latest unemployment rate for the three months to January reached 7 per cent – the highest in nearly 17 years. Photo: Winson Wong Hong Kong’s latest unemployment rate for the three months to January reached 7 per cent – the highest in nearly 17 years. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong’s latest unemployment rate for the three months to January reached 7 per cent – the highest in nearly 17 years. Photo: Winson Wong

Covid-19 jobs squeeze forces some in Hong Kong to take the leap into unfamiliar new careers

  • Desperate job-seekers lower expectations, while others sign up for training courses
  • Dance studio founder designs and sells floral arrangements online to get by

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong’s latest unemployment rate for the three months to January reached 7 per cent – the highest in nearly 17 years. Photo: Winson Wong Hong Kong’s latest unemployment rate for the three months to January reached 7 per cent – the highest in nearly 17 years. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong’s latest unemployment rate for the three months to January reached 7 per cent – the highest in nearly 17 years. Photo: Winson Wong
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