An elderly woman collects cardboard on a street in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

Poverty in Hong Kong could worsen in 2018 even after government handouts, welfare minister warns

The poverty line is derived from median household income and welfare handouts may not rise at the same rate, resulting in more Hongkongers considered impoverished

Topic |   Poverty

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An elderly woman collects cardboard on a street in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
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