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Hong Kong finance secretary concedes there is ‘room to improve’ after elderly struggle to navigate e-voucher process

Hong Kong’s finance chief has apologised for the government’s handling of applications for its HK$5,000 (US$643) digital consumption voucher scheme after hundreds of elderly residents queued in the heat for hours last week, fearful they would miss out.Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po on Sunday noted there was a long waiting time at the scheme’s office in Mong Kok because the applications of some residents, many of them elderly, had not been processed for reasons including inaccurate or…

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