Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says he is sorry for the misunderstanding caused by his remark on the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Winson Wong
Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says he is sorry for the misunderstanding caused by his remark on the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong lawmakers approve HK$30 billion coronavirus relief package after 10-hour session, though concerns remain over who benefits

  • Package passes with healthy majority, though lawmakers across parties push for universal cash handouts, express fears about insufficient monitoring
  • Pan-democrats reserve particular criticism for plans to fund local mask production, which government admitted on Friday was going slowly

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says he is sorry for the misunderstanding caused by his remark on the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Winson Wong
Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung says he is sorry for the misunderstanding caused by his remark on the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Winson Wong
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