Having a home of their own is at the top of the agenda for most traditional Chinese. This may not be so for most Westerners. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Why Hong Kong parents support grown-up kids: it’s a matter of tradition

  • It is tradition for Hong Kong’s older generations to help the next financially, but skyrocketing property prices are making that harder
Topic |   Hong Kong schools

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Having a home of their own is at the top of the agenda for most traditional Chinese. This may not be so for most Westerners. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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It is already a shame that nano flats have become the new normal in Hong Kong, even more so if subdivided units are entrenched as a permanent housing option. Photo: Fung Chang
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Greater effort needed from rich city in fight against Hong Kong flats’ squalor

  • Concern group guidelines on basic living standards are unlikely to have any effect, with thousands of families crammed into subdivided accommodation and a government unwilling to legislate

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It is already a shame that nano flats have become the new normal in Hong Kong, even more so if subdivided units are entrenched as a permanent housing option. Photo: Fung Chang
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