The Hong Kong construction sector is dogged by a labour shortage. Photo: Felix Wong

Hire foreign workers to ease Hong Kong’s housing and labour shortage

  • If Hong Kong is going to meet its public housing construction goals, throwing the door open to ‘young’ workers isn’t the way forward
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The Hong Kong construction sector is dogged by a labour shortage. Photo: Felix Wong
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Shenzhen, as seen from the Hong Kong side, in March 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
Gary Lai
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Gary Lai

As industries shift, retraining Hong Kong’s workers is key to staying competitive

  • The government must polish its worker adjustment programme so that it is tailored to meet the unique challenges of China-Hong Kong trade

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Shenzhen, as seen from the Hong Kong side, in March 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
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