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Insight 2020/2021

Over 1 million of Hong Kong’s 7.4 million population live below the poverty line. To survive, some seniors have taken to collecting cardboard and scrap to resell. But is this enough to sustain themselves in one of the world’s most expensive cities?
Insight 2020/2021

Insight 2020/2021 - S1: Hong Kong’s Cardboard Granny: The Elderly Poor Struggle Amid COVID-19

02 Dec 2020 03:26pm
Over 1 million of Hong Kong’s 7.4 million population live below the poverty line. To survive, some seniors have taken to collecting cardboard and scrap to resell. But is this enough to sustain themselves in one of the world’s most expensive cities?

Insight 2020/2021

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