Hongkongers will get the chance to learn new workplace skills for free under a government scheme, but there has been mixed reactions to the plan. Photo: Fung Chang

Hong Kong announces HK$1.4 billion package to help needy amid crippling social unrest and US-China trade war

  • New relief measures include a one-off grant of HK$4,500 to HK$15,500 per household for low-income groups totalling HK$1.1 billion
  • Special training scheme worth HK$300 million in subsidies for jobless and underemployed, as well as help for the ailing tourism industry, also unveiled
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Hongkongers will get the chance to learn new workplace skills for free under a government scheme, but there has been mixed reactions to the plan. Photo: Fung Chang
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