The number of poor people is still rising despite government efforts to tackle the problem. Photo: Sam Tsang
The number of poor people is still rising despite government efforts to tackle the problem. Photo: Sam Tsang
Poverty

It’s official: Hong Kong government figures in last poverty report show more people becoming impoverished

Poverty Commission to release report showing that the proportion of poor people increased slightly last year, prompting calls for new government approach to problem

Topic |   Poverty
The number of poor people is still rising despite government efforts to tackle the problem. Photo: Sam Tsang
The number of poor people is still rising despite government efforts to tackle the problem. Photo: Sam Tsang
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