A delay in passage of a temporary funding bill could have undermined the city’s fight against the coronavirus treasury minister James Henry Lau said on March 25. Photo: Winson Wong A delay in passage of a temporary funding bill could have undermined the city’s fight against the coronavirus treasury minister James Henry Lau said on March 25. Photo: Winson Wong
A delay in passage of a temporary funding bill could have undermined the city’s fight against the coronavirus treasury minister James Henry Lau said on March 25. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong government’s temporary funding package passes legislature without opposition votes

  • Pan-democrat lawmakers questioned why package, needed to cover expenses until new budget is approved, included billions for police
  • But financial services secretary said proposal included vital cash for protective gear needed amid outbreak

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A delay in passage of a temporary funding bill could have undermined the city’s fight against the coronavirus treasury minister James Henry Lau said on March 25. Photo: Winson Wong A delay in passage of a temporary funding bill could have undermined the city’s fight against the coronavirus treasury minister James Henry Lau said on March 25. Photo: Winson Wong
A delay in passage of a temporary funding bill could have undermined the city’s fight against the coronavirus treasury minister James Henry Lau said on March 25. Photo: Winson Wong
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