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Covid-19: Hong Kong gov’t rejects 128,000 unemployment subsidy applications

The Hong Kong government has rejected 128,000 applications for the temporary unemployment subsidy scheme. In all, there were 470,000 applications. The Temporary Unemployment Relief Scheme, launched in March, provided a one-off unemployment subsidy of HK$10,000 to successful applicants. The plan was estimated to cost HK$3 billion and was expected to benefit around 300,000 recently unemployed […]