Almost a third of Hong Kong’s population is expected to be 65 and above in two decades’ time. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Forced retirement is ‘age discrimination’, head of Hong Kong’s Elderly Commission tells local businesses

Lam Ching-choi has urged companies to reconsider mandatory retirement at 60 or 65 as the city faces a shrinking labour force and a rapidly ageing population

Topic |   Ageing society

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Almost a third of Hong Kong’s population is expected to be 65 and above in two decades’ time. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.