Hong Kong’s Leung Seen Boosting Spending on Poor Amid Income Gap

Hong Kong’s Leung Seen Boosting Spending on Poor Amid Income Gap

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Pedestrians walk past as an elderly woman collects waste for recycling in Hong Kong. Hong Kong’s Gini coefficient, a measure of income inequality, rose to 0.537 in 2011 from 0.525 in 2001, the city’s Census and Statistics Department said in a June report.