The current HK$2 public transport scheme applies only to those aged 65 or above in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang The current HK$2 public transport scheme applies only to those aged 65 or above in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
The current HK$2 public transport scheme applies only to those aged 65 or above in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Ageing society

Lowering of age threshold for HK$2 public transport scheme: Hong Kong labour minister dismisses reports of delay, insists on move

  • Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong denies earlier reports that extension will be put on hold amid struggling economy
  • Move would benefit about 600,000 Hongkongers and could encourage more people in new age category to re-enter workforce

Topic |   Ageing society
The current HK$2 public transport scheme applies only to those aged 65 or above in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang The current HK$2 public transport scheme applies only to those aged 65 or above in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
The current HK$2 public transport scheme applies only to those aged 65 or above in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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