'Eateries' pop up around Beijing after dine-in services are suspended

Vendors said they take it their pop-up store is "okay" as nobody has taken action against them so far. ST PHOTO: AW CHENG WEI
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BEIJING - Beijing's suspension of dine-in services to stamp out sporadic Covid-19 infections in the capital city has spurred restaurateurs and cafe and bar owners to open pop-up stalls along sidewalks and in public parks, as their earnings begin to dry up in the city's fight against the virus.

Barbers, who have been barred from going to work, have also set up chairs in public parks to offer their services.

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