Tourists at Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong

Where are Chinese tourists going if they’re giving protest-hit Hong Kong a miss?

  • Singapore has emerged one of several big winners in Southeast Asia as mainland holidaymakers eye alternatives amid Hong Kong’s escalating violence
  • However, with the US-China trade war pinching purses across the region, people might be travelling, but are they spending?
Topic |   Chinese tourists

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Tourists at Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Felix Wong
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A man holds up his hand to symbolise the five demands of Hong Kong protesters as demonstrators protest in the background. Photo: AFP

Singapore Yale-NUS College’s class on dissent ‘not training for Hong Kong-style protests’

  • Programme organiser Alfian Sa’at defends week-long course after liberal arts school scraps event citing law banning ‘partisan politics’ on campus
  • Classes included a workshop on banner design and screenings of several films including a documentary about Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong
Topic |   Singapore

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A man holds up his hand to symbolise the five demands of Hong Kong protesters as demonstrators protest in the background. Photo: AFP
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