Fears mount as Hong Kong protesters hit Chinese businesses

A worker inspecting the damage at a vandalised Xiaomi shop in Hong Kong on Monday. Xiaomi is among the businesses with links to China that have been targeted by protesters in the city.
A worker inspecting the damage at a vandalised Xiaomi shop in Hong Kong on Monday. Xiaomi is among the businesses with links to China that have been targeted by protesters in the city.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Some mainlanders working there flagged as possible targets by anti-China netizens

Zhejiang native and Hong Kong resident Dan, who operates a chain of makeover studios, may not have declared his support for the mainland.

But he still found his name alongside those flagged by some netizens in the city as a possible target, as the anti-China campaign that has gripped the territory grows.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 24, 2019, with the headline 'Fears mount as HK protesters hit Chinese businesses'. Print Edition | Subscribe