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Discontent with the increase in electricity tariffs

Angry was the top reaction regarding the issue on Facebook

The city's two power companies have announced the tariff increases planning for next year, with HK Electric to raise prices by 5.2 percent, and CLP by 2.5 percent. but they said customers will not pay more because of subsidies.

Netizens were furious towards the government and the two companies for the alleged business-government collusion and public interest harm. HK Electric obtained slightly more brand mentions (negative dominated) than CLP, due to its higher increases and discussion towards Li Ka Shing.



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