The Commission on Poverty expects the number of elderly people to be supported per 1,000 people of working age (15 to 64) to rise from 211 in 2014 to 353 by 2024 and to more than 500 by 2034. Photo: May Tse

Balance the cost and fairness of universal retirement protection scheme

Means testing is at crux of disagreement but with sensible ideas, a compromise that works for all can be ironed out

Topic |   Hong Kong's state-funded pension scheme

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The Commission on Poverty expects the number of elderly people to be supported per 1,000 people of working age (15 to 64) to rise from 211 in 2014 to 353 by 2024 and to more than 500 by 2034. Photo: May Tse
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