Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves after addressing the press at Tamar on April 14. Photo: Felix Wong Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves after addressing the press at Tamar on April 14. Photo: Felix Wong
Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves after addressing the press at Tamar on April 14. Photo: Felix Wong
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

Why Carrie Lam’s coronavirus relief package is friendlier to businesses than jobless Hongkongers

  • The HK$80 billion employment support scheme does not help the unemployed. Employers are being subsidised for six months, but remain free to let staff go
  • The scheme is extremely business-friendly. What are the chief executive’s intentions?

Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves after addressing the press at Tamar on April 14. Photo: Felix Wong Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves after addressing the press at Tamar on April 14. Photo: Felix Wong
Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves after addressing the press at Tamar on April 14. Photo: Felix Wong
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