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Coronavirus: Hong Kong salon operators, bars plead for shutdown to end, warning workers’ livelihoods have been ruined

Operators of beauty salons and bars in Hong Kong have called on the government to urgently lift social-distancing restrictions, and warned that the livelihoods of thousands of workers have already been devastated after businesses were forced to close for about a third of last year.With about 10,000 nail salons and beauty centres across the city, as many as 56,000 workers suffered severe financial strain when premises were shut down for more than 100 days in an attempt by the government to stem…

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