An elderly person collects foam boxes in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Felix Wong

Give older people more opportunities if you want them to stay in work, experts tell Hong Kong government, in wake of welfare payment controversy

  • Eligibility age for elderly CSSA payments was to be increased from 60 to 65, intended to encourage people to keep working because of improvements to life expectancy
  • Leader Carrie Lam announced new monthly cash allowance after lawmakers across the political divide urged her to scrap the initial policy
Topic |   Ageing society

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An elderly person collects foam boxes in Sham Shui Po. Photo: Felix Wong
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