The government is being condemned for a new plan under which those aged between 60 and 64 will receive close to a third less in financial support as the government raises the qualifying age to 65. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong government wrong to cut elderly welfare

  • The qualifying age for the old-age benefit is being raised to 65, meaning those aged between 60 and 64 will receive close to a third less in financial support
  • This is a bad welfare policy and should be reversed
Topic |   Carrie Lam

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The government is being condemned for a new plan under which those aged between 60 and 64 will receive close to a third less in financial support as the government raises the qualifying age to 65. Photo: Winson Wong
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