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Revealed: Covid-inspired ‘virtual’ New Year countdown vid cost Hong Kong taxpayer HK$68,000 a second

Hong Kong tourism officials have revealed that a two-minute New Year countdown video they made after the real thing was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic cost HK$9 million to make. The big-budget virtual extravaganza – the cost of which works out at HK$68,700 tax dollars per second – came under scrutiny from lawmakers for […]