Hong Kong’s welfare chief admitted on Wednesday that the latest relief measures aimed at the city’s elderly and low-income groups would pose a financial burden on the government, but argued the pressure would decrease over time due to a slower growth of the elderly population from the decade after.Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong was responding to the plan to combine two old-age living allowance schemes into one subsidy to offer HK$3,585 (US$461) a month, giving 50,000 recipients…