Inside Hong Kong Podcast: Hong Kong ramps up budget as Covid-19 cases increase

Hong Kong's outbreak has seen the financial hub go from a handful of Covid cases early this year to more than 7,000 a day. PHOTO: AFP

Synopsis: Every week, The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in Hong Kong.

The Straits Times' Hong Kong correspondent Claire Huang speaks with Money FM's Rachel Kelly.

Highlights (click/tap above):

00:41 Hong Kong announced S$139 billion budget for 2023

03:20 Hong Kong's economy expected to be cool and slow this year

04:37 How do the Hong Kong citizens feel about the budget amidst the highest surge in Covid-19 cases

07:03 Boosting testing capacity and buying booster shots as part of Hong Kong's fight against Covid-19

10:22 Hong Kong government invoked emergency powers to allow personnel from Mainland China to help combat the outbreak

Produced by: Prime Time, Money FM 89.3 & Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Nadiah Koh

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