Law Chi-kwong, Hong Kong’s Labour and Welfare secretary, visits a childcare centre in Tin Shui Wai in July 2017. Photo: David Wong 

Why Hong Kong needs to take bigger steps on childcare: new standards are a return to the 1970s

  • The focus of the latest policy address on children’s development, rather than simply on providing care, is commendable
  • However, the proposed improvement in the carer to child ratio is a return to the standards of legislation in 1976
Topic |   Carrie Lam policy address 2018

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Law Chi-kwong, Hong Kong’s Labour and Welfare secretary, visits a childcare centre in Tin Shui Wai in July 2017. Photo: David Wong 
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