Those on low incomes who have moved to Hong Kong within the last few years have to wait until the end of next month before they can apply for the HK$10,000 handout that most permanent residents have already banked. Photo: SCMPThose on low incomes who have moved to Hong Kong within the last few years have to wait until the end of next month before they can apply for the HK$10,000 handout that most permanent residents have already banked. Photo: SCMP
Those on low incomes who have moved to Hong Kong within the last few years have to wait until the end of next month before they can apply for the HK$10,000 handout that most permanent residents have already banked. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong cash handout: the new immigrants struggling to ride out the Covid-19 crisis without HK$10,000 government payment

  • Non-permanent residents are still waiting to be given the nod to apply for the cash support, while most Hongkongers have already received payment
  • Many new arrivals on low incomes struggling without the money as pandemic brings higher unemployment

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
Those on low incomes who have moved to Hong Kong within the last few years have to wait until the end of next month before they can apply for the HK$10,000 handout that most permanent residents have already banked. Photo: SCMPThose on low incomes who have moved to Hong Kong within the last few years have to wait until the end of next month before they can apply for the HK$10,000 handout that most permanent residents have already banked. Photo: SCMP
Those on low incomes who have moved to Hong Kong within the last few years have to wait until the end of next month before they can apply for the HK$10,000 handout that most permanent residents have already banked. Photo: SCMP
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