The Federation of Trade Unions wants the Hong Kong government to take extra measures to tackle poverty in the city. Photo: Nora Tam
The Federation of Trade Unions wants the Hong Kong government to take extra measures to tackle poverty in the city. Photo: Nora Tam
Poverty

Hong Kong needs poverty chief to help solve problems faced by city’s poor, major trade unions group says

  • Federation of Trade Unions calls for creation of commissioner for poverty to help low-income families
  • Existing system not working, says group, which also recommends new benchmark for calculating city’s poverty line

Topic |   Poverty
The Federation of Trade Unions wants the Hong Kong government to take extra measures to tackle poverty in the city. Photo: Nora Tam
The Federation of Trade Unions wants the Hong Kong government to take extra measures to tackle poverty in the city. Photo: Nora Tam
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