Rather than being proud to state that the ageing population is not a threat to Hong Kong’s public finances, we should be asking the government why it isn’t. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong’s miserly approach to elderly care is nothing to be proud of

Stuart Gietel-Basten says the chief executive’s modest proposals in her policy address will not break the bank, but that is because they are far from adequate in meeting the challenges of a fast-ageing society

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Rather than being proud to state that the ageing population is not a threat to Hong Kong’s public finances, we should be asking the government why it isn’t. Photo: AFP
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