Hong Kong protest pop-up store sees gas mask, helmet and goggle sales boom

By Vivian Lin Lee Ching-hei runs a pop-up store in Hong Kong but instead of offering the latest food trends or fashion must-haves he sells another highly sought-after commodity: protest supplies. Helmets, goggles and gas masks are...

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(To watch the video with sign language interpretation, click here.)   Financial Secretary Paul Chan today announced a series of measures to support enterprises and safeguard...

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