Hong Kong Budget 2020: HK$10,000 cash handout does nothing to tackle systemic injustice, says democrat

Hong Kong’s democrats have said that the 2020 budget’s showpiece HK$10,000 handout has diverted Hongkongers’ attention from long-term issues facing marginalised groups. Finance chief Paul Chan’s raft of sweeteners announced on Wednesday also overshadowed an almost 25 per cent increase in the police force budget, opposition lawmakers said. The Labour Party’s Fernando Cheung told HKFP that the instant […]