Hong Kong’s working poor are suffering from a wave of unemployment amid the coronavirus crisis, charities have warned. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong’s working poor are suffering from a wave of unemployment amid the coronavirus crisis, charities have warned. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong’s working poor are suffering from a wave of unemployment amid the coronavirus crisis, charities have warned. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s unemployed need HK$35,000 handouts as coronavirus accelerates job cuts among city’s poorest, charities say

  • Government should also compensate those catching the virus at work, says Oxfam Hong Kong
  • Its survey of hard-up families shows fourfold increase in joblessness amid the crisis

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Hong Kong’s working poor are suffering from a wave of unemployment amid the coronavirus crisis, charities have warned. Photo: Nora Tam Hong Kong’s working poor are suffering from a wave of unemployment amid the coronavirus crisis, charities have warned. Photo: Nora Tam
Hong Kong’s working poor are suffering from a wave of unemployment amid the coronavirus crisis, charities have warned. Photo: Nora Tam
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