A performance at MM, a live music venue in Hong Kong’s Central that has since closed down. Government rules require singers to wear masks and perform behind a partition. Photo: Babe Tree
A performance at MM, a live music venue in Hong Kong’s Central that has since closed down. Government rules require singers to wear masks and perform behind a partition. Photo: Babe Tree
Neil Newman
Opinion

Opinion

Abacus by Neil Newman

While Hong Kong gets the chills and they’re multiplying, the Musicians Union is staying alive

  • With Omicron spreading in Hong Kong, social distancing restrictions have plunged the music and F&B industries into crisis
  • The city’s musicians are counting on the Hong Kong Musicians Union to ‘shape up’ so they can get financial relief from the government

A performance at MM, a live music venue in Hong Kong’s Central that has since closed down. Government rules require singers to wear masks and perform behind a partition. Photo: Babe Tree
A performance at MM, a live music venue in Hong Kong’s Central that has since closed down. Government rules require singers to wear masks and perform behind a partition. Photo: Babe Tree
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