A lone person walks down a street lined by closed bars in Lan Kwai Fong, Central, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections on July 29. Photo: Nora Tam
A lone person walks down a street lined by closed bars in Lan Kwai Fong, Central, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections on July 29. Photo: Nora Tam
William Pang
Opinion

Opinion

William Pang and Kelvin Lee

Coronavirus pandemic could scar Hong Kong youth economically for life – but offers opportunities too

  • Not only does the impact of a financial crisis persist through a young person’s lifetime, but those in less desirable jobs are also likely to have a harder time improving their prospects
  • To counter this, the government must launch programmes to retrain youth for jobs in industries that are on the rise, such as medical technology

A lone person walks down a street lined by closed bars in Lan Kwai Fong, Central, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections on July 29. Photo: Nora Tam
A lone person walks down a street lined by closed bars in Lan Kwai Fong, Central, amid the third wave of coronavirus infections on July 29. Photo: Nora Tam
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