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Wellcome’s price freeze plan extends for another six months
Supermarket giant Wellcome said its initiative to freeze the price for over 350 daily necessities will be extended for another six months till September.
The supermarket said the price freeze plan is part of their “Heartfelt Give-Back” program to support the public community amid the pandemic, ensure customers will be protected from price fluctuations.
Wellcome will be shouldering the increases in transportation and distribution costs, increases in raw material, along with any other cost pressures.
A spokesman said the extension this time will cover more daily necessities, providing more options for members of the public.
China, Australia Ramp Up Covid Curbs As Delta Variant Spreads
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Hong Kong’s coronavirus flip-flops are the last straw
Time to open borders, lift quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers and stop with the face-mask saga.
Watch out for profiteering as Hong Kong voucher scheme launches
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Chinese Pop Star Kris Wu Detained On Suspicion Of Rape
Kris Wu was accused last week by 19-year-old student Du Meizhu of date-raping her when she was 17.
Hong Kong’s first national security trial: all you need to know
The Post recaps what the unprecedented case was about, how it went and whether the contours of the sweeping legislation have become any clearer one year on.
Hong Kong residential market to rebound in 2H2021, says Knight Frank
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‘I Think We Can Learn a Lot From Black Thinkers’: An Interview With Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal
Considered before the 2019 elections as the ‘“youthful face of resistance to Thailand’s junta” and chastised until today for his writings and speeches against militarism and con...
Edgar Cheung’s Olympic gold has Hongkongers ready take a stab at fencing
Calls flood local fencing schools soar as neophytes sign up for classes amid soaring interest in sport.
China's Worst Coronavirus Outbreak In Months Spreads To 2 More Areas
More than 200 infections in China have been linked to a cluster in eastern Jiangsu province, where nine cleaners at an international airport in the city of Nanjing tested positi...
HSBC faces questions over disclosure of alleged money laundering to monitors
HSBC discovered a suspected money laundering network that received $4.2bn (£3bn) worth of payments, it has emerged, raising questions over whether it disclosed the information t...
China’s Chen upsets Taiwan’s Chou for spot in badminton semi-final
No 6 ranked Chinese competitor comes through against second seed to meet Indonesia’s Ginting, unseeded Cordon meets Axelsen in other semi-final.
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