February 26, 2020 / 3:24 AM / a month ago

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

HONG KONG, Feb 26 (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. ($1=7.7917 Hong Kong dollars) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom; Writing by Anne Marie Roantree; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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