Hong Kong leads the way for lifespan for men and women, followed closely by Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE Hong Kong leads the way for lifespan for men and women, followed closely by Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Hong Kong leads the way for lifespan for men and women, followed closely by Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Like Japan, Hong Kong needs bolder vision to meet challenges of greying society

  • People in both places are living longer, putting pressure on pension schemes. More flexible labour policies can address at least some of the problems

Hong Kong leads the way for lifespan for men and women, followed closely by Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE Hong Kong leads the way for lifespan for men and women, followed closely by Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Hong Kong leads the way for lifespan for men and women, followed closely by Japan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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