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Border controls crush 'Greater Bay' plans of Hong Kong startups

Promises of integrated cross-border economy prove false for startups amid COVID

The limited border crossings open for Hong Kongers to enter Shenzhen are quiet as most city residents are barred from making the trip due to COVID travel controls.    © AFP/Jiji

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong entrepreneur Nam Chan hoped his startup Wistkey could follow in the footsteps of high-technology stars like drone maker DJI Technology and artificial intelligence developer SenseTime Group.

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