Since the HK$2 ride scheme was introduced in 2012, the number of eligible people aged 65 or above increased about 35 per cent, from 980,000 to 1.32 million in 2019. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Since the HK$2 ride scheme was introduced in 2012, the number of eligible people aged 65 or above increased about 35 per cent, from 980,000 to 1.32 million in 2019. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Since the HK$2 ride scheme was introduced in 2012, the number of eligible people aged 65 or above increased about 35 per cent, from 980,000 to 1.32 million in 2019. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Transport subsidy proves yet another rough ride for Carrie Lam

  • Proposed extension of HK$2 deal for the elderly aimed to help boost the popularity of embattled city leader, but now presents her latest challenge

Since the HK$2 ride scheme was introduced in 2012, the number of eligible people aged 65 or above increased about 35 per cent, from 980,000 to 1.32 million in 2019. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Since the HK$2 ride scheme was introduced in 2012, the number of eligible people aged 65 or above increased about 35 per cent, from 980,000 to 1.32 million in 2019. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Since the HK$2 ride scheme was introduced in 2012, the number of eligible people aged 65 or above increased about 35 per cent, from 980,000 to 1.32 million in 2019. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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