A man wearing a face mask takes his lunch break in Central district. Photo: Reuters
Like Canada, to contain the coronavirus, Hong Kong must do more to help working people
Canada’s coronavirus aid package includes subsidies for small business employers and benefits for workers affected by the outbreak. In Hong Kong, the government has done little to make regular people feel secure about staying at home
Ir. Albert Cheng is the founder of Digital Broadcasting Corporation Hong Kong Limited, a current affairs commentator and columnist. He was formerly a direct elected Hong Kong SAR legislative councillor. Mr Cheng was voted by Time Magazine in 1997 as one of "the 25 most influential people in new Hong Kong" and selected by Business Week in 1998 as one of "the 50 stars of Asia".