Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong and Carmen Kong, secretary of the Community Care Task Force, unveil the cash handout on Monday. Photo: Edmond So Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong and Carmen Kong, secretary of the Community Care Task Force, unveil the cash handout on Monday. Photo: Edmond So
Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong and Carmen Kong, secretary of the Community Care Task Force, unveil the cash handout on Monday. Photo: Edmond So

Coronavirus: Hong Kong government to give one-time handout of HK$10,000 to non-permanent residents in need

  • Critics of move maintain newcomers to Hong Kong haven’t contributed enough to warrant help, while supporters insist they are part of city’s fabric
  • Welfare chief Dr Law Chi-kwong says city is obliged to help all ‘who are bona fide residents of Hong Kong’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong and Carmen Kong, secretary of the Community Care Task Force, unveil the cash handout on Monday. Photo: Edmond So Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong and Carmen Kong, secretary of the Community Care Task Force, unveil the cash handout on Monday. Photo: Edmond So
Welfare chief Law Chi-kwong and Carmen Kong, secretary of the Community Care Task Force, unveil the cash handout on Monday. Photo: Edmond So
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