Hong Kong’s population is set to age rapidly in the coming 30 years. Photo: EPA Hong Kong’s population is set to age rapidly in the coming 30 years. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong’s population is set to age rapidly in the coming 30 years. Photo: EPA
Paul Yip
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Yip and Raymond Yiu

Migrants are a help to Hong Kong’s ageing society, not a hindrance

The government should be proactive in helping migrants fit in to the city so that they can make a contribution

Hong Kong’s population is set to age rapidly in the coming 30 years. Photo: EPA Hong Kong’s population is set to age rapidly in the coming 30 years. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong’s population is set to age rapidly in the coming 30 years. Photo: EPA
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Paul Yip

Paul Yip

Paul Yip is the founding director of the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the University of Hong Kong, and a professor at the university's Department of Social Work and Social Administration. His interests include suicide prevention, population health and poverty research. He serves as the secretary general of the Asian Population Association and the research chair of the Family Planning Association of Hong Kong. He was a part-time member of the Central Policy Unit and a member of the Hong Kong government's Steering Committee on Population Policy.

Raymond Yiu

Raymond Yiu

Raymond Yiu has engaged in public policy research for several years and is now studying at the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University