To family and friends, David Wong is just regular Hongkonger who has settled comfortably into retirement. Only clients share his big secret: he has operated as a sex worker in Hong Kong for the past 20 years. As a young man, he often visited massage parlours in mainland China. So I was thinking to myself, why not learn about massage techniques and become a freelance massage technician and a sex worker? Unlike female sex workers in Hong Kong who often work in the same building as a community, Wong operates on his own.
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A Hong Kong man who sought the services of a sex worker in a Mong Kok brothel before testing positive for Covid on Sunday has sparked a police contact-tracing operation to track down the sex worker involved and contacts of the patient. The Post learned on Monday officers were deployed to locate the sex worker in King Hing Building at the junction of Fa Yuen Street and Argyle Street over the weekend, but were unable to find the woman. Get the latest insights and analysis from our Global Impact newsletter on the big stories originating in China. Police were told the year-old man visited the brothel on November 8. He tested preliminary positive for the coronavirus on Saturday, with the infection confirmed on Sunday. His case is one of the eight untraceable local infections among 73 new cases confirmed by the Centre for Health Protection on Monday.
Hong Kong’s male sex workers – living on the fringes
Prostitution in Hong Kong is itself legal, but organised prostitution is illegal, as there are laws against keeping a vice establishment , causing or procuring another to be a prostitute, living on the prostitution of others, or public solicitation. The most visible public venues for sex workers in Hong Kong , especially for tourists, are massage parlours and the so-called "Japanese style night clubs ". However, most of the commercial sex worker industry consists of women working in small, usually one room apartments, usually referred to as "one-woman brothels", the equivalent of the "walk-up brothel" in the United Kingdom. They advertise for clients through the Internet and local classifieds. Most popular mainstream newspapers will carry such classifieds with brothel guides as an insert within racing form guides.
Sex is the most active information network in Hong Kong for sex workers , established in as an advertising platform. Although two generations of its supposed principals were arrested and tried, it continued to enjoy a near-monopoly of the online Hong Kong sex trade. In December , New Territories South Police shut down Sex and claimed a victory in neutralising the vice ring that was behind the website.