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Hong Kong subsidies must end up in hands of those who need them most

With daily Covid-19 infections still rising and the economy diving to one of its worst levels in decades, the government has rightly rolled out more relief measures for the public. But such largesse has also raised questions about fiscal prudence and sustainability. Adjustments are needed to ensure subsidies end up in the hands of those most in need.The requirement for two supermarket giants to provide shopping discounts in return for wage subsidies in the second phase of the Employment Support…

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