Nearly one in three elderly persons in Hong Kong live in poverty, according to official statistics. The government’s plan to cut back on welfare payments will only exacerbate the problem. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s over-60s struggle to find work – it’s a fact the government should recognise

  • The government’s proposal to stop giving welfare payments to those aged 60-64 will further impoverish an already vulnerable group
Topic |   Poverty

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Nearly one in three elderly persons in Hong Kong live in poverty, according to official statistics. The government’s plan to cut back on welfare payments will only exacerbate the problem. Photo: Bloomberg
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