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Welfare cases dip 0.2%

The overall Comprehensive Social Security Assistance caseload dropped by 459 cases to 199,941 in January, down 0.2% from December last year, the Social Welfare Department announced today.   The total number of recipients was 273,349.   Low-earnings cases registered a month-to-month reduction of 0.8% to 1,568. Unemployment cases fell 0.6% to 17,075.   Single parent cases dropped 0.5% to 20,385. Old age cases dipped 0.3% to 112,032.   Meanwhile, ill-health cases increased 0.3% to 27,817, and permanent disability cases remained steady at 17,164. http://dlvr.it/T32R7Z

CE to celebrate National Day

Chief Executive Carrie Lam and senior government officials will attend a flag-raising ceremony and a National Day reception to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1.   The flag-raising ceremony will be held at Golden Bauhinia Square outside the Convention & Exhibition Centre at 8am.   It will be followed by the celebration reception, led by Mrs Lam, at the Grand Hall of the Convention & Exhibition Centre.   In view of the current public health risk, no public viewing area will be set up for the ceremony.   Police will implement special traffic arrangements at Golden Bauhinia Square and the nearby area during the celebration events.
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