Experts have accused city leader Carrie Lam of failing to appreciate the severity of Hong Kong’s demographic crunch. Photo: Jonathan Wong Experts have accused city leader Carrie Lam of failing to appreciate the severity of Hong Kong’s demographic crunch. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Experts have accused city leader Carrie Lam of failing to appreciate the severity of Hong Kong’s demographic crunch. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Ageing society

Hong Kong’s population time bomb: Carrie Lam says elderly can move north, city will draw mainland Chinese, overseas talent. Not so easy, experts argue

  • Carrie Lam has suggested that luring young workers to Hong Kong while encouraging retirees to move to the mainland will fix the city’s demographic crunch
  • But experts accuse her of being cavalier about the impact of the crisis, and have urged her to come up with better solutions

Topic |   Ageing society
Experts have accused city leader Carrie Lam of failing to appreciate the severity of Hong Kong’s demographic crunch. Photo: Jonathan Wong Experts have accused city leader Carrie Lam of failing to appreciate the severity of Hong Kong’s demographic crunch. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Experts have accused city leader Carrie Lam of failing to appreciate the severity of Hong Kong’s demographic crunch. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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