The IMF has called on Hong Kong to offer more pandemic relief to vulnerable groups while also addressing structural challenges such as its ageing population. Photo: Winson Wong
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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The International Monetary Fund has also called on the government to introduce fiscal policies to address the ageing population, high income inequality and insufficient housing.

The IMF has called on Hong Kong to offer more pandemic relief to vulnerable groups while also addressing structural challenges such as its ageing population. Photo: Winson Wong
Hong Kong should roll out more e-vouchers, relax eligibility for aid: IMF

The International Monetary Fund has also called on the government to introduce fiscal policies to address the ageing population, high income inequality and insufficient housing.

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Police are investigating whether the 10-metre-long wooden boat is being used to smuggle frozen meat across the border with mainland China when it sank off Brothers islands.

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The judge in the case has granted an application for an adjournment of another 24 hours to allow talks between the parties to continue.

The judge in the case has granted an application for an adjournment of another 24 hours to allow talks between the parties to continue.

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Hong Kong shortens quarantine period for Covid-19 close contacts to 14 days

Officials say capacity and public health reasons justify move.

Officials say capacity and public health reasons justify move.

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Mass Covid-19 testing not viable in Hong Kong, requires full lockdown: experts

Pro-establishment lawmakers at centre of appeals urging authorities to run universal community screening to uncover hidden chains of transmission.

Pro-establishment lawmakers at centre of appeals urging authorities to run universal community screening to uncover hidden chains of transmission.

10 Jan 2022 - 9:05PM
Hong Kong to provide 150 more quarantine hotel rooms for arriving helpers

The rooms will be at the Rambler Garden Hotel, which was already providing 500 of them for incoming domestic workers and will be raising its rates by 8 per cent.

The rooms will be at the Rambler Garden Hotel, which was already providing 500 of them for incoming domestic workers and will be raising its rates by 8 per cent.

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A performance at MM, a live music venue in Hong Kong’s Central that has since closed down. Government rules require singers to wear masks and perform behind a partition. Photo: Babe Tree
Abacus | Don’t let Omicron smother the soul of Hong Kong’s live music scene

The city’s leisure and F&B industry is once again in crisis and it’s up to the Hong Kong Musicians Union to ensure entertainers aren’t cut off from government relief.

17 Jan 2022 - 9:30AM
Opinion | Carrie Lam should focus on our children’s well-being, rather than politics

The public has no stomach for any big talk about government overhauls at a time when Covid-19 is spreading and our children are suffering. Rather than fretting over politics, let policymakers make Hong Kong children’s needs a priority.

The public has no stomach for any big talk about government overhauls at a time when Covid-19 is spreading and our children are suffering. Rather than fretting over politics, let policymakers make Hong Kong children’s needs a priority.

17 Jan 2022 - 6:45AM
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Opinion | A global stage for Hong Kong to showcase its anti-corruption expertise

Election of ICAC chief to head the global anti-graft body is an opportunity for Hong Kong to cement its leading role in anti-corruption training, and catalyse a stronger, more cohesive global agency.

Election of ICAC chief to head the global anti-graft body is an opportunity for Hong Kong to cement its leading role in anti-corruption training, and catalyse a stronger, more cohesive global agency.

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