Financial Secretary Paul Chan has run into a growing clamour for cash handouts, prompted by news of a projected record annual surplus approaching HK$160 billion. Photo: Edward Wong

Cash-rich financial chief must set out vision for a fairer Hong Kong

Paul Chan may have already dampened hopes of sweeteners in his budget, but funds should be used to address inequality, health and an ageing population

Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2018-2019

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Financial Secretary Paul Chan has run into a growing clamour for cash handouts, prompted by news of a projected record annual surplus approaching HK$160 billion. Photo: Edward Wong
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