Hong Kong has been fighting a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, with businesses reeling from tightened social-distancing measures. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong has been fighting a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, with businesses reeling from tightened social-distancing measures. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong has been fighting a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, with businesses reeling from tightened social-distancing measures. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong fourth wave: wage subsidies ‘not on agenda’ of government, No 2 official says, citing financial strain

  • Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says focus is on hardest-hit businesses and controlling the health crisis
  • Government cannot afford another round of wage subsidies after second tranche of HK$80 billion Employment Support Scheme

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong has been fighting a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, with businesses reeling from tightened social-distancing measures. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong has been fighting a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, with businesses reeling from tightened social-distancing measures. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong has been fighting a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, with businesses reeling from tightened social-distancing measures. Photo: Nora Tam
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