Financial Secretary Paul Chan arrives at a press conference after delivering the 2020-21 budget at the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty, on February 26. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Paul Yip
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Yip

How can Hong Kong hope to be a smart city when the government can’t even distribute a HK$10,000 handout effectively?

  • Over a decade, the government still hasn’t managed to figure out how to target only those actually living in Hong Kong for budget handouts
  • The budget failed to address the city’s long-term needs, such as training both young people and the elderly for future employment or recalibrating our tourism strategy
Financial Secretary Paul Chan arrives at a press conference after delivering the 2020-21 budget at the government headquarters in Tamar, Admiralty, on February 26. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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