“Hong Kong is a divided society” is a phrase you often hear these days. But last Sunday afternoon, at a beach in Mui Wo, there was a remarkable display of togetherness: hundreds of Hongkongers, from all social classes and ethnic backgrounds, were united … in ignoring government pandemic restrictions.
The beach was officially closed, blocked off with straggly strands of red and white plastic tape. But, on either side of the barriers, families squeezed into the unofficial beach area to sunbathe…