Democratic Party members petition for budget sweeteners. Photo: Nora Tam Democratic Party members petition for budget sweeteners. Photo: Nora Tam
Democratic Party members petition for budget sweeteners. Photo: Nora Tam

Parties call for bigger spending on health care and welfare in Hong Kong’s budget but avoid asking for direct cash after handout debacle

  • Politicians from both camps put pressure on government with petitions and protests
  • Demands include money for primary health care and injections into pension funds

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Democratic Party members petition for budget sweeteners. Photo: Nora Tam Democratic Party members petition for budget sweeteners. Photo: Nora Tam
Democratic Party members petition for budget sweeteners. Photo: Nora Tam
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