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Retailers face an unhappy New Year as China tourists tighten their belts

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 05:50

Hong Kong

WATCHING a lone browser in his Sydney Chinatown shop, Bing Chen is worried that business is being squeezed this Chinese New Year by what's ailing the world economy at large - the weakest Chinese economy in 25 years.

In years gone by, Mr Chen would stay open until the wee