Around 144,000 people currently receive the CSSA. Photo: Winson Wong

Tens of thousands of impoverished Hongkongers to lose out as government raises threshold for elderly welfare payments from 60 to 65

  • The age to be eligible for the comprehensive social security assistance (CSSA) scheme will rise on February 1
  • Critics of the change say it will deprive many needy citizens aged 60 to 64 of much-needed support
Topic |   Ageing society

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Around 144,000 people currently receive the CSSA. Photo: Winson Wong
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