HKSAR gov't seeking legislature's approval of new economic relief: chief executive


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HONG KONG, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Carrie Lam said Tuesday that the government is seeking the legislature's approval of new economic relief measures for industries reeling from COVID-19. Lam said the government will file the plan of the next round of the anti-epidemic fund with the Finance Committee of the HKSAR Legislative Council before the Christmas holiday at a press briefing. The relief is designed to assist hardest-hit sectors amid tightening social distancing, including some venues and restaurants, Lam said, adding that more details will be disclosed soon. The HKSAR...