Concerned citizens march to the office of the Hong Kong chief executive in Admiralty to protest against the raising of the age threshold for elderly welfare payments, on January 27. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong must help the needy, but can’t become a welfare state: capitalism is about give and take

  • Handouts must be about providing the basics to the needy, not catering to a long list of demands. Individuals have to lift themselves up the social ladder
Topic |   Poverty

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Concerned citizens march to the office of the Hong Kong chief executive in Admiralty to protest against the raising of the age threshold for elderly welfare payments, on January 27. Photo: Edmond So
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