Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong

Lengthy wait times as more than 3 million Hongkongers jump online to sign up for HK$5,000 vouchers

  • Numerous residents signing up for government’s ‘IAM Smart’ app for the first time helped bog down the system, officials say while urging patience
  • Some users complained of a long verification process while attempting to prove they were ‘not a robot’ via Google photo-selection system

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
Nearly 2.4 million Hong Kong residents had signed up for the government’s HK$5,000 e-vouchers as of 8am on Monday. Photo: Felix Wong
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