Why does the government feel so strongly about subsidising property for selected working middle-class families and yet ignores the pension needs of the elderly? Photo: Sam Tsang

Billions for bosses, none for elderly poor: what the lack of a universal pension scheme says about Hong Kong

  • Here’s a government that spends freely to serve the interests of company bosses and the middle class, but penny-pinches on helping the elderly poor
  • Macau has not had problems with its cash handouts over the years. Why should Hong Kong be any different
Topic |   Ageing society

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Why does the government feel so strongly about subsidising property for selected working middle-class families and yet ignores the pension needs of the elderly? Photo: Sam Tsang
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