Chow Tai Fook jewellery shop, shown in February, was among the recipients of government coronavirus relief funds. Photo: Nora Tam Chow Tai Fook jewellery shop, shown in February, was among the recipients of government coronavirus relief funds. Photo: Nora Tam
Chow Tai Fook jewellery shop, shown in February, was among the recipients of government coronavirus relief funds. Photo: Nora Tam
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Lessons to be learned from Hong Kong’s bailout of firms at a time of crisis

  • There has, understandably, been criticism of the publicly funded wage subsidy during the Covid-19 pandemic, but the goal was to save jobs that support families and economic activity

Chow Tai Fook jewellery shop, shown in February, was among the recipients of government coronavirus relief funds. Photo: Nora Tam Chow Tai Fook jewellery shop, shown in February, was among the recipients of government coronavirus relief funds. Photo: Nora Tam
Chow Tai Fook jewellery shop, shown in February, was among the recipients of government coronavirus relief funds. Photo: Nora Tam
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