Lawmaker Wong Kwok-kin said he expected there to be no cash handout in February’s budget because of a cut in revenues. Photo: Edmond So

No cash handout likely from next budget as Hong Kong government faces surplus one-third of this year’s, says executive councillor

  • Cabinet member Wong Kwok-kin says gloomy economic outlook means less money to go around but still expects one-off relief measures in February’s budget
  • Pro-democracy lawmakers urge government not to use drop in revenue as a reason to make health care cuts
Topic |   Hong Kong economy

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Lawmaker Wong Kwok-kin said he expected there to be no cash handout in February’s budget because of a cut in revenues. Photo: Edmond So
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