People queue up to collect Caring and Sharing Scheme application forms, at the Wan Chai Home Affairs inquiry Centre in January. Applications closed on April 30. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Why is Hong Kong’s efficient government so slow on cash handouts?

  • It has been a year since the Caring and Sharing Scheme was announced and more than three months since applications opened. Why is it taking so long?
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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People queue up to collect Caring and Sharing Scheme application forms, at the Wan Chai Home Affairs inquiry Centre in January. Applications closed on April 30. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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