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Hong Kong protest shoppers show their true colours

News Summed Up 2020-01-15 05:30:00

Hong Kong protest shoppers show their true coloursWith retail sales down and tourist numbers plunging, Hong Kong's economy appears headed for its first annual contraction since 2009. HONG KONG: Seven months of unrest have taken a heavy toll on many Hong Kong businesses, but pro-democracy protesters are now seeking to reward shops and restaurants that support their cause by building a "yellow" economy. "The most important thing in Hong Kong now is that we need to help each other, especially when the government does not help us." I am just doing what I can to support Hong Kong people," Suen told AFP. Starbucks, which in Hong Kong is operated by Maxim's, has seen its shops trashed.