A man wearing a mask walks past a television screen streaming Financial Secretary Paul Chan delivering the budget, in Causeway Bay. Photo: Dickson Lee A man wearing a mask walks past a television screen streaming Financial Secretary Paul Chan delivering the budget, in Causeway Bay. Photo: Dickson Lee
A man wearing a mask walks past a television screen streaming Financial Secretary Paul Chan delivering the budget, in Causeway Bay. Photo: Dickson Lee
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Paul Chan’s big-spending budget is right for Hong Kong – this is our rainy day

  • The most far-reaching budget in decades includes generous cash handouts to ordinary Hongkongers, vital to keep the money circulating
  • Hong Kong’s recession is an early indicator of what’s to come for other economies in these extraordinary times

A man wearing a mask walks past a television screen streaming Financial Secretary Paul Chan delivering the budget, in Causeway Bay. Photo: Dickson Lee A man wearing a mask walks past a television screen streaming Financial Secretary Paul Chan delivering the budget, in Causeway Bay. Photo: Dickson Lee
A man wearing a mask walks past a television screen streaming Financial Secretary Paul Chan delivering the budget, in Causeway Bay. Photo: Dickson Lee
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