The ashes of the deceased, awaiting to be moved to a columbarium at Wing Fook Funeral Home. Photo: Antony Dickson The ashes of the deceased, awaiting to be moved to a columbarium at Wing Fook Funeral Home. Photo: Antony Dickson
The ashes of the deceased, awaiting to be moved to a columbarium at Wing Fook Funeral Home. Photo: Antony Dickson
Ageing society

Question must finally be faced as Hong Kong resting place shortage looms

Proposal to remove ashes from public niches after 20 years unless fee is paid appears heartless, but something must be done to avert cremations crisis

Topic |   Ageing society
The ashes of the deceased, awaiting to be moved to a columbarium at Wing Fook Funeral Home. Photo: Antony Dickson The ashes of the deceased, awaiting to be moved to a columbarium at Wing Fook Funeral Home. Photo: Antony Dickson
The ashes of the deceased, awaiting to be moved to a columbarium at Wing Fook Funeral Home. Photo: Antony Dickson
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