A higher retirement age will mean more elderly people can support themselves and will not need to apply for social welfare. It would also reduce government expenditure on elderly health care. Photo: AFP

Raise Hong Kong retirement age to benefit able elderly and public funds alike

  • Those who can and want to work past 60 should not be forced to retire. This would strengthen the workforce and stretch the money in government coffers
Topic |   Ageing society

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A higher retirement age will mean more elderly people can support themselves and will not need to apply for social welfare. It would also reduce government expenditure on elderly health care. Photo: AFP
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