A job-seeker at the Hong Kong Labour Department’s Recruitment Centre for the Retail Industry in Wan Chai on March 16. Photo: Nora Tam
A job-seeker at the Hong Kong Labour Department’s Recruitment Centre for the Retail Industry in Wan Chai on March 16. Photo: Nora Tam

Letters | Bad idea to offer loans when jobs are hard to come by in Hong Kong

  • Government-backed loans do not address the uncertainty over whether the unemployed will find steady work again soon as the economy falters

A job-seeker at the Hong Kong Labour Department’s Recruitment Centre for the Retail Industry in Wan Chai on March 16. Photo: Nora Tam
A job-seeker at the Hong Kong Labour Department’s Recruitment Centre for the Retail Industry in Wan Chai on March 16. Photo: Nora Tam
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