Hong Kong civil service pay is staying the same this year for the second year in a row. Photo: Dickson Lee Hong Kong civil service pay is staying the same this year for the second year in a row. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong civil service pay is staying the same this year for the second year in a row. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam and ministers to turn down salary rise after freezing pay for civil servants

  • Lam, who earns HK$390,000 a month, is among the top officials, aides who may even take a pay cut this year
  • Civil service chief says pay freeze for the city’s 180,000 government workers is the best way forward based on state of economy, government finances, staff pay demands and workforce morale

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Hong Kong civil service pay is staying the same this year for the second year in a row. Photo: Dickson Lee Hong Kong civil service pay is staying the same this year for the second year in a row. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong civil service pay is staying the same this year for the second year in a row. Photo: Dickson Lee
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