An elderly person on the Old Age Allowance scheme who received an extra HK$2,690 from the government would then get HK$1,310. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

43,000 needy and elderly in Hong Kong first to get cash handouts

The handouts were announced in an amendment to the budget last month to give up to HK$4,000 each to 2.8 million city residents

Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2018-2019

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An elderly person on the Old Age Allowance scheme who received an extra HK$2,690 from the government would then get HK$1,310. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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