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Hong Kong goes on a spending spree as HK$5,000 e-vouchers scheme launches

Spending of the first batch of coupons under the Hong Kong government’s HK$5,000 (US$643) e-voucher scheme kicked off on Sunday with residents across the city going on shopping sprees and flocking to restaurants.Consumers were seen snapping up everything from Rolex watches to fast food on the scheme’s launch, with malls drawing in crowds through live broadcasts of the Tokyo Olympics.Electrical appliances and gadgets also proved popular with those taking advantage of the HK$36 billion initiative…

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