Paul Chan will deliver his budget speech on Wednesday morning. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s ailing public hospitals to get HK$5 billion injection in Financial Secretary Paul Chan’s budget for investing in advanced equipment

  • Plan is part of a basket of morale-boosting measures for public health care as overburdened frontline staff have reached breaking point
  • Many are also watching to see if budget will support a far-reaching proposal for a HK$50 billion fund
Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2019-2020

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Paul Chan will deliver his budget speech on Wednesday morning. Photo: Bloomberg
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Olga Wong

Olga Wong

Olga Wong has focused on covering the environment, housing, urban planning and the ageing population at the Post since 2007. Her award-winning stories exposed loopholes in the Small House Policy and developers' unscrupulous sales tactics. She also worked at Ming Pao and was awarded the Best Young Reporter by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong in 2001.

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.