A man rides a bicycle through Causeway Bay on September 15. Keeping elderly people physically and socially active could help Hong Kong ease some of the costs of its increasingly aged population. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Opinion | Healthcare and policy reform can help Hong Kong age more gracefully
3 hours ago

Cultural and economic factors make the trend of an ageing population hard to remedy, but Hong Kong can ease its burden. Keeping the elderly working and socially active, reforming the healthcare sector and incentivising couples to have children are among the city’s options.

A man rides a bicycle through Causeway Bay on September 15. Keeping elderly people physically and socially active could help Hong Kong ease some of the costs of its increasingly aged population. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Opinion | Healthcare and policy reform can help Hong Kong age more gracefully

Cultural and economic factors make the trend of an ageing population hard to remedy, but Hong Kong can ease its burden. Keeping the elderly working and socially active, reforming the healthcare sector and incentivising couples to have children are among the city’s options.

3 hours ago
Editorial | Hong Kong Covid-19 restrictions that no longer add up should go

Measures need to be reviewed as city seeks to strike balance between restoring public and economic life and disease control.

3 hours ago
Editorial | Hong Kong flu warning must be met with jabs uptake

As well as keeping up its fight against Covid-19, Hong Kong should prepare for arrival of deadly seasonal threat.

3 hours ago
People queue up to check out food from supermarket in Sham Shui Po in February. Photo: Felix Wong
Editorial | Hong Kong Covid-19 restrictions that no longer add up should go

Measures need to be reviewed as city seeks to strike balance between restoring public and economic life and disease control.

3 hours ago
Editorial | Hong Kong flu warning must be met with jabs uptake

As well as keeping up its fight against Covid-19, Hong Kong should prepare for arrival of deadly seasonal threat.

As well as keeping up its fight against Covid-19, Hong Kong should prepare for arrival of deadly seasonal threat.

3 hours ago
Opinion | One small step for Hong Kong, one giant leap for the economy?

That China’s space programme will launch a recruitment drive in Hong Kong can inspire society, including its academic, business and technology elites, to prioritise STEM education. With government support, Hong Kong can carve out a space in the trillion-dollar global space economy.

That China’s space programme will launch a recruitment drive in Hong Kong can inspire society, including its academic, business and technology elites, to prioritise STEM education. With government support, Hong Kong can carve out a space in the trillion-dollar global space economy.

6 Oct 2022 - 3:30AM
Opinion | Europe turning back fleeing Russians only plays into Putin’s hands

Treating all Russians as part of Putin’s ambitions and applying collective punishment is a mistake by the West that could easily backfire. Russians fighting to conserve the values of democracy and freedom deserve the West’s support instead of its ire.

6 Oct 2022 - 1:00AM
Europe turning back fleeing Russians only plays into Putin’s hands
Macroscope | Why the market shake-up is good news for bond investors

The end of quantitative easing could turn out to be a good thing for bond investors as low or negative yields could be a thing of the past. With higher yields, there is more chance that bonds will perform positively when riskier assets such as equities are falling in price.

5 Oct 2022 - 10:27PM
Why the market shake-up is good news for bond investors
Opinion | One small step for Hong Kong, one giant leap for the economy?

That China’s space programme will launch a recruitment drive in Hong Kong can inspire society, including its academic, business and technology elites, to prioritise STEM education. With government support, Hong Kong can carve out a space in the trillion-dollar global space economy.

6 Oct 2022 - 3:30AM
Opinion | Europe turning back fleeing Russians only plays into Putin’s hands

Treating all Russians as part of Putin’s ambitions and applying collective punishment is a mistake by the West that could easily backfire. Russians fighting to conserve the values of democracy and freedom deserve the West’s support instead of its ire.

6 Oct 2022 - 1:00AM
Macroscope | Why the market shake-up is good news for bond investors

The end of quantitative easing could turn out to be a good thing for bond investors as low or negative yields could be a thing of the past. With higher yields, there is more chance that bonds will perform positively when riskier assets such as equities are falling in price.

5 Oct 2022 - 10:27PM
Opinion | Healthcare and policy reform can help Hong Kong age more gracefully
3 hours ago
Editorial | Hong Kong Covid-19 restrictions that no longer add up should go

Measures need to be reviewed as city seeks to strike balance between restoring public and economic life and disease control.

3 hours ago
Editorial | Hong Kong flu warning must be met with jabs uptake

As well as keeping up its fight against Covid-19, Hong Kong should prepare for arrival of deadly seasonal threat.

3 hours ago
Opinion | One small step for Hong Kong, one giant leap for the economy?
6 Oct 2022 - 3:30AM
Opinion | Europe turning back fleeing Russians only plays into Putin’s hands
6 Oct 2022 - 1:00AM
Macroscope | Why the market shake-up is good news for bond investors
5 Oct 2022 - 10:27PM
My Take | Common sense needed with Hong Kong’s ‘decolonisation’

Legislator Maggie Chan is right to demand that Hong Kong remove leftover colonial terms from the lawbooks but there is no need to change historic street names or remove other landmarks.

5 Oct 2022 - 9:08PM
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A man rides a bicycle through Causeway Bay on September 15. Keeping elderly people physically and socially active could help Hong Kong ease some of the costs of its increasingly aged population. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Opinion | Healthcare and policy reform can help Hong Kong age more gracefully

Cultural and economic factors make the trend of an ageing population hard to remedy, but Hong Kong can ease its burden. Keeping the elderly working and socially active, reforming the healthcare sector and incentivising couples to have children are among the city’s options.

3 hours ago
Editorial | Hong Kong Covid-19 restrictions that no longer add up should go

Measures need to be reviewed as city seeks to strike balance between restoring public and economic life and disease control.

Measures need to be reviewed as city seeks to strike balance between restoring public and economic life and disease control.

3 hours ago
Hong Kong Covid-19 restrictions that no longer add up should go
Editorial | Hong Kong flu warning must be met with jabs uptake

As well as keeping up its fight against Covid-19, Hong Kong should prepare for arrival of deadly seasonal threat.

As well as keeping up its fight against Covid-19, Hong Kong should prepare for arrival of deadly seasonal threat.

3 hours ago
Hong Kong flu warning must be met with jabs uptake

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