The good, the bad, MPF?

Hong KongÆs band of deep thinkers tackles the weighty subject of the virtues and evils of MPF.

The meaning of life. The nature of man. God. MPF.

Yes, such is the hullabaloo over Hong Kongs new mandatory provident fund scheme that even the philosophers are scratching their beards over it. FinanceAsia had the, um, pleasure of attending a discussion hosted by the Hong Kong Philosophy Cafe Kowloon Branch titled, Does compulsory insurance violate human rights

Moderator Stephen Palmquist, an associate professor in religion and philosophy at Hong Kong Baptist University, kicked the chat off with an explanation for why MPF was left out of the title. We didnt want the press to show up. Oops, well, never mind, no-one asked who we were and, as we had...

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