An otherwise empty Singapore awaits Hong Kong visitors and shoppers in the wake of the newly announced travel bubble. Photo: AFP An otherwise empty Singapore awaits Hong Kong visitors and shoppers in the wake of the newly announced travel bubble. Photo: AFP
An otherwise empty Singapore awaits Hong Kong visitors and shoppers in the wake of the newly announced travel bubble. Photo: AFP

Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble seen as ‘calculated gamble’ but needed remedy for cabin fever

  • Public health expert says risk of contracting virus must be balanced with potential economic benefits
  • Both economies stand to gain, with Singapore benefiting from ‘revenge spending’ by Hongkongers in Orchard Road shopping district

Topic |   Hong Kong travel bubble
An otherwise empty Singapore awaits Hong Kong visitors and shoppers in the wake of the newly announced travel bubble. Photo: AFP An otherwise empty Singapore awaits Hong Kong visitors and shoppers in the wake of the newly announced travel bubble. Photo: AFP
An otherwise empty Singapore awaits Hong Kong visitors and shoppers in the wake of the newly announced travel bubble. Photo: AFP
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