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Hong Kong’s ‘cruises to nowhere’ keeping laid-off tourism, service workers afloat with new jobs

Hong Kong’s cruises to nowhere have cast a lifeline to tourism and service industry workers who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.Genting Cruise Lines, which runs the Genting Dream ship from the city, has about a dozen Hongkongers among its crew of 1,300, with 100 more set to join in the coming months.Jax Yip Chun-nam, 28, joined the ship not long after being laid off from his job as a duty-free salesman at Hong Kong International Airport.“I’ve been on the job for about a month…

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