Hong Kong to Singapore travel bubble popped by virus spike


Source: digitaljournal.com

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A planned travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore was scrapped a day before its launch on Saturday after the southern Chinese city announced a sudden spike in coronavirus cases. The decision is both a blow to the two cities' battered tourist industries and also for other countries who had been hoping the scheme might be a model to replicate during the pandemic. The two financial hubs have both suffered mild outbreaks. But with small populations and a heavy dependence on links to the outside world they have been hard hit as the global economy collapsed. Desperate to help their...