Hong Kong financial secretary Paul Chan (centre) and government colleagues unveil details of the city’s cash voucher scheme on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong financial secretary Paul Chan (centre) and government colleagues unveil details of the city’s cash voucher scheme on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong financial secretary Paul Chan (centre) and government colleagues unveil details of the city’s cash voucher scheme on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong’s first HK$5,000 vouchers to be delivered from August 1, with residents given at least five months to spend them

  • The online application period is set to run from July 4 to August 14, requiring participants to register using their Hong Kong identity cards or the government’s iAM Smart app
  • The HK$36 billion scheme, open to permanent residents and recent migrants from mainland China, is aimed at helping jump-start an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic

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Hong Kong financial secretary Paul Chan (centre) and government colleagues unveil details of the city’s cash voucher scheme on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong financial secretary Paul Chan (centre) and government colleagues unveil details of the city’s cash voucher scheme on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong financial secretary Paul Chan (centre) and government colleagues unveil details of the city’s cash voucher scheme on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
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