With a record 1.4 million Hongkongers, or one in five, living below the poverty threshold in 2018, the situation is worrying. Felix Wong With a record 1.4 million Hongkongers, or one in five, living below the poverty threshold in 2018, the situation is worrying. Felix Wong
With a record 1.4 million Hongkongers, or one in five, living below the poverty threshold in 2018, the situation is worrying. Felix Wong
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Official poverty line is far from perfect

  • As Hong Kong’s society ages, a more targeted approach is needed so that those with genuine needs are not left out in the cold

With a record 1.4 million Hongkongers, or one in five, living below the poverty threshold in 2018, the situation is worrying. Felix Wong With a record 1.4 million Hongkongers, or one in five, living below the poverty threshold in 2018, the situation is worrying. Felix Wong
With a record 1.4 million Hongkongers, or one in five, living below the poverty threshold in 2018, the situation is worrying. Felix Wong
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