Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
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Dreams of smart city turn into nightmare

  • Chaos created by government’s e-voucher scheme shows Hong Kong still has a long way to go before it can truly be considered a cashless society

Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
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