Hong Kong is resilient despite “Chaos and COVID”: HK Finance Chief Paul

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Hong Kong’s Finance Chief Paul Chan Mo-po says the city has “grown a lot” despite the “chaos in 2019” and two years of pandemic disruptions, but keeping the virus under control and relaxing border restrictions with the mainland will be the key to further recovery.

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