A woman and her son in their 60 sq ft subdivided flat, with a monthly rent of HK$3,800. Photo: Reuters A woman and her son in their 60 sq ft subdivided flat, with a monthly rent of HK$3,800. Photo: Reuters
A woman and her son in their 60 sq ft subdivided flat, with a monthly rent of HK$3,800. Photo: Reuters

Officials scrap plan to redraw Hong Kong poverty line

Government makes U-turn after critics slam proposal that subsidies for public housing flats be included in calculation of household income

A woman and her son in their 60 sq ft subdivided flat, with a monthly rent of HK$3,800. Photo: Reuters A woman and her son in their 60 sq ft subdivided flat, with a monthly rent of HK$3,800. Photo: Reuters
A woman and her son in their 60 sq ft subdivided flat, with a monthly rent of HK$3,800. Photo: Reuters
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