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Global banks urge Hong Kong to ease zero-Covid policy, as city waived only one in five applicants from tough quarantine measures

International financial firms have urged Hong Kong to ease its zero-Covid approach, as the government’s data showed that only one in five applicants were exempted from a tough quarantine rule since a waiver programme kicked off five months ago.The exemption scheme had not operated as expected, with only 86 approvals granted as of October 22, out of 385 applications received, according to data provided by the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) in response to a query by South…

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