HK Actor Cheung Siu Fai Complains About Parking Fees And Meals Being More Expensive In Hong Kong Than In China
The Hong Kong actor, who now lives in China, has evidently been spoiled by the lower cost of living in the Mainland.
Hong Kong actor Cheung Siu Fai ( 張兆輝), 59, like many other stars from his era, has set his sights on China’s showbiz scene, and has been based there for a while now.
Known for his roles in Shaw Brothers drama series Flying Tiger and horror movie Twilight Online, Siu Fai recently went back to Hong Kong for a vacation.
Siu Fai shared a clip of himself comparing the differences in prices of every day things in China and Hong Kong, and lamenting how prices in Hong Kong are just too steep.
In one part of the clip, Siu Fai could be seen dressed in a blue polo tee, driving an expensive car (which looks to be a Porsche) into a car park.
He revealed that he had paid HK$38 (S$6.80) in parking fees, and said: “A carpark which charges 38 dollars for an hour is also filled with so many cars, because it is really hard to find other places to park around here. So I’m very happy when I have to park [my car] in China. [I] can simply park anytime and anywhere without it being so expensive”.
During a later part of the clip, Siu Fai shared what he was having for breakfast, which he said cost him HK$40 (S$7.20).
Again, he felt that HK$40 was too steep of a price tag for a meal.
“[I’ve] lived in so many cities, and every city is like a person; it has its strengths and flaws. It would make the world a better place if everyone is more accepting [towards differences], and a flourishing Hong Kong simply comes with higher prices,” said Siu Fai.
Photos: ChinapressCatch Siu Fai in the third season of Flying Tiger on meWATCH, or watch the first episode of the drama below.