|The fragrant water narcissus welcome in the new year at Victoria Park|
But thanks to the Asian financial crisis and successive economic problems, stores open one or two days afterwards, or if you're 7-11 or Circle K you're open year round regardless of the holiday. Some shops still take the five days off as it's their one major holiday of the whole year.
This practice has to stop because it hurts local producers; all birds are culled because it isn't detected until an autopsy is done. Traditional Hong Kong people like to eat fresh chicken and not frozen ones, and their habits will not change. And so the government needs to rethink how it inspects food from China.