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Number of poor hit 1.6 million before gov’t help, Hong Kong figures show, marking 12-year high

Almost a quarter of Hongkongers — the highest number in 12 years — would have lived in poverty last year without government aid, new statistics show. The number who would have fallen below the official poverty line without assistance was 1.65 million or 23.6 per cent of the population. This was reduced to 7.9 per […]