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    $2 Subsidy Scheme / Statutory Holiday handouts...


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    Don't forget they raised the age from 60 to 65 for CSSA ... but yes, you can have cheaper bus fare.

    The Government announced today (January 7) that the standard payment rates under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) Scheme and the rates of Old Age Allowance (OAA) (including those payable under the Guangdong Scheme and the Fujian Scheme), Old Age Living Allowance (OALA) and Disability Allowance (DA) under the Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme will be increased from February 1 this year. In addition, the eligible age for elderly CSSA will be adjusted from 60 to 65.
    https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/...9010700454.htm
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    Statutory holidays to reflect public holidays. Not sure if it covers helpers too.. just saying..

    https://twitter.com/damon_pang/statu...90523640053760


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    Lam said the sole motive behind the package of measures is to improve the livelihoods of disadvantaged residents and it is not a response to the city's ongoing anti-government protests.
    Feeling the need to say that really makes her look desperate

    https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/compone...3-20200114.htm
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    He has only been in the job a few days and has closed odd a few of the blindingly obvious social injustices.

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    Object to $2 scheme unless it is "All ages".

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    Still wondering why it can’t be free like in Macau for senior citizens. If you’re gonna do something at least go the entire way! It’s not like money is something that’s lacking (if we don’t build the Lantau ecological disaster).

    Also the $2 measure is good but it’s mostly done because it’s something that pro establishment voters can easily notice and well retaining their votes in exchange.


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    Also the $2 measure is good but it’s mostly done because it’s something that pro establishment voters can easily notice and well retaining their votes in exchange.
    Lets not insult the elderly and their intelligence. The people who are going to vote one way or another are not going to be influenced by this. Just like the folks who don't take a second and say ... "you know whatever the politics - this might be a good thing for some people".

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    Add up all the free handouts and bailouts imaginable < Corporate/Political Corruption Money Flows + HKMA/Banking Shenanigans

    Even the country bumpkin elderly know where they can shove that $2.

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    Quote Originally Posted by balancedequatio
    Add up all the free handouts and bailouts imaginable < Corporate/Political Corruption Money Flows + HKMA/Banking Shenanigans

    Even the country bumpkin elderly know where they can shove that $2.
    You left out the huge amount spent on the bridge to nowhere on the right side of you. Equation
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