A young mother drops in her application for the Caring and Sharing Scheme at the Cheung Sha Wan Government office in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong government handout scheme garners more than 3.2 million applications and unions say more hands are needed to process them

  • The three-month window to apply for the HK$4,000 sum closed on Tuesday
  • Unions say staff have had to work overtime to process the applications and at least 20 have quit
Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2019-2020

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A young mother drops in her application for the Caring and Sharing Scheme at the Cheung Sha Wan Government office in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Dickson Lee
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