People gather to watch the sunset from a viewing platform in Tamar Park overlooking Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong, on May 5. The economic downturn means Hong Kong’s fresh graduates may have to settle for lower-quality and low-paying jobs, which could potentially undermine their self-esteem. Photo: AFPPeople gather to watch the sunset from a viewing platform in Tamar Park overlooking Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong, on May 5. The economic downturn means Hong Kong’s fresh graduates may have to settle for lower-quality and low-paying jobs, which could potentially undermine their self-esteem. Photo: AFP
People gather to watch the sunset from a viewing platform in Tamar Park overlooking Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong, on May 5. The economic downturn means Hong Kong’s fresh graduates may have to settle for lower-quality and low-paying jobs, which could potentially undermine their self-esteem. Photo: AFP

Letters | Hong Kong cannot afford a ‘lost generation’ created by economic hardship

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
People gather to watch the sunset from a viewing platform in Tamar Park overlooking Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong, on May 5. The economic downturn means Hong Kong’s fresh graduates may have to settle for lower-quality and low-paying jobs, which could potentially undermine their self-esteem. Photo: AFPPeople gather to watch the sunset from a viewing platform in Tamar Park overlooking Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong, on May 5. The economic downturn means Hong Kong’s fresh graduates may have to settle for lower-quality and low-paying jobs, which could potentially undermine their self-esteem. Photo: AFP
People gather to watch the sunset from a viewing platform in Tamar Park overlooking Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong, on May 5. The economic downturn means Hong Kong’s fresh graduates may have to settle for lower-quality and low-paying jobs, which could potentially undermine their self-esteem. Photo: AFP
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