The proposal would spend HK$20 billion on 60 private properties to be converted into 130 social care centres for children, the elderly and people with disabilities. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong welfare chief says plan to buy private properties will not raise real estate prices

  • Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong also plays down chance of collusion, saying corruption watchdog will be consulted
  • Plan aims to create 130 care centres to benefit about 86,000 people, including children, the elderly and the disabled
Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2019-2020

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The proposal would spend HK$20 billion on 60 private properties to be converted into 130 social care centres for children, the elderly and people with disabilities. Photo: Felix Wong
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