WHETHER IN CLOSED HONG KONG OR OPEN SINGAPORE, THE RICH HAVE ECONOMIC IMMUNITY TO COVID-19. IT’S THE POOR WHO SUFFER

The two cities have opposite tactics in fighting the pandemic, yet face parallel problems: growing frustration at their restrictions and increasing rich-poor dividesWhile blue collar workers battle job losses and inflation, the middle classes spend their way out of frustration. In Singapore, they book trips abroad. In Hong Kong, they paint the town redSingaporean father of three YJ works as a ware...

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