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
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

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
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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