People cross a street in Hong Kong’s business district Central in May 2017. Hong Kong’s low fertility rate and ageing society is a cause for concern. Photo: Fung ChangPeople cross a street in Hong Kong’s business district Central in May 2017. Hong Kong’s low fertility rate and ageing society is a cause for concern. Photo: Fung Chang
People cross a street in Hong Kong’s business district Central in May 2017. Hong Kong’s low fertility rate and ageing society is a cause for concern. Photo: Fung Chang
Paul Yip
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Yip

Hong Kong, facing an ageing society and brain drain, must act now to retain talent

  • Hong Kong low fertility rate, declining inward migration and increasing outflow, and ageing society do not bode well for the city’s future. The government must make nurturing and attracting talent a priority

People cross a street in Hong Kong’s business district Central in May 2017. Hong Kong’s low fertility rate and ageing society is a cause for concern. Photo: Fung ChangPeople cross a street in Hong Kong’s business district Central in May 2017. Hong Kong’s low fertility rate and ageing society is a cause for concern. Photo: Fung Chang
People cross a street in Hong Kong’s business district Central in May 2017. Hong Kong’s low fertility rate and ageing society is a cause for concern. Photo: Fung Chang
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