Hong Kong is still lagging behind in terms of consumer rights protection. Older consumers are even more vulnerable to abuse, as they are often unfamiliar with new trends and development. Photo: SCMP

‘Silver market’ needs better safeguards

A Consumer Council report has highlighted the problems encountered by elderly consumers. In our rapidly ageing society, government and businesses need to do more to address the changing needs of consumers

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong is still lagging behind in terms of consumer rights protection. Older consumers are even more vulnerable to abuse, as they are often unfamiliar with new trends and development. Photo: SCMP
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