The government has rejected suggestions to allow Hongkongers to make early withdrawals from their pensions. Photo: Winson Wong The government has rejected suggestions to allow Hongkongers to make early withdrawals from their pensions. Photo: Winson Wong
The government has rejected suggestions to allow Hongkongers to make early withdrawals from their pensions. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong fourth wave: residents feeling pinch of coronavirus pandemic not allowed to dip into MPF pension scheme early

  • Treasury chief Christopher Hui has ruled out early withdrawals, but says changes are in works to make it easier to apply for social security assistance
  • The decision was an effective rejection of a suggestion from pro-establishment lawmaker Paul Tse

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The government has rejected suggestions to allow Hongkongers to make early withdrawals from their pensions. Photo: Winson Wong The government has rejected suggestions to allow Hongkongers to make early withdrawals from their pensions. Photo: Winson Wong
The government has rejected suggestions to allow Hongkongers to make early withdrawals from their pensions. Photo: Winson Wong
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