An elderly man walks along a Kowloon promenade next to Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Photo: AFP

Extra billions in social welfare spending ‘failing to meet needs’ of Hong Kong’s ageing population

Research released by the city’s legislature shows that despite pledges to spend more in the coming years, Hong Kong is still underprepared for a greying citizenry, and some funds even go unused

Topic |   Ageing society

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An elderly man walks along a Kowloon promenade next to Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Photo: AFP
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