“I guess time does fly. I don’t mean ‘time flies when we’re having fun’.” University entry exams began on Friday in Covid-hit Hong Kong, as schools resumed in-person teaching following a 38-day early “summer break.”

HKFP spoke to two students who were left feeling confused, lost and frustrated during months of strict social distancing rules. As the uncertainty continued, many felt their youth was being “wasted.”

Angel Ma and Fiona Lam talked to HKFP about how they spent their “summer break.” Photo: Lea Mok/HKFP.
Angel said she has been playing board games with her family almost every day during the early “summer break.” Photo: Lea Mok/HKFP.

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Lea Mok

Lea Mok is a multimedia reporter at Hong Kong Free Press. She previously contributed to StandNews, The Initium, MingPao and others. She holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.