Hong Kong Budget 2019: Democrats and pro-Beijing camp bemoan ‘disappointing’, ‘conservative’ spending plan

Hong Kong lawmakers have expressed varying levels of disappointment in the government’s 2019 budget, which was unveiled Wednesday morning by Financial Secretary Paul Chan. Legislators across the spectrum found fault in the budget as failing to adequately address livelihood issues, such as public healthcare, elderly care and childcare. The budget also lacked relief measures targeting […]