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Hong Kong unveils $15 billion in relief against coronavirus, protests


HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong unveiled measures worth HK$120 billion ($15 billion) in its annual budget on Wednesday to bolster an economy grappling with a coronavirus outbreak and months of anti-government protests.

Financial Secretary Paul Chan said the measures would include handouts of HK$10,000 for residents older than 18.

Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom; Writing by Anne Marie Roantree; Editing by Clarence Fernandez


via Reuters