Finance chief Paul Chan said that if the government included everyone who lives in Hong Kong in the giveaway scheme, domestic helpers and foreign students would be among those “inappropriately” included. Photo: Winson Wong

Budget 2020: anger as Hongkongers abroad to get cash handout, while recent immigrants miss out

  • Fielding questions on a radio show, city’s finance chief defends eligibility rules for HK$10,000 giveaway
  • ‘Does the government discriminate against new immigrants?’ asks one caller
Topic |   Hong Kong budget 2020-2021
Finance chief Paul Chan said that if the government included everyone who lives in Hong Kong in the giveaway scheme, domestic helpers and foreign students would be among those “inappropriately” included. Photo: Winson Wong
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