Hong Kong’s unemployed and underemployed often face high hurdles to accessing government aid, politicians said on Friday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Hong Kong’s unemployed and underemployed often face high hurdles to accessing government aid, politicians said on Friday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong’s unemployed and underemployed often face high hurdles to accessing government aid, politicians said on Friday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Raft of proposals aimed at helping Hong Kong’s unemployed floated after Beijing’s liaison office chief highlights issue on National Day

  • Ideas mooted by pro-establishment politicians include lowering threshold for welfare applications, creating unemployment fund, allowing pension withdrawals
  • The proposals come a day after rare charm offensive saw Luo Huining visit with underprivileged city residents on Thursday

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Hong Kong’s unemployed and underemployed often face high hurdles to accessing government aid, politicians said on Friday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Hong Kong’s unemployed and underemployed often face high hurdles to accessing government aid, politicians said on Friday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong’s unemployed and underemployed often face high hurdles to accessing government aid, politicians said on Friday. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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