More are working into old age to survive, in the world’s most rapidly aging country. Will solutions be too little, too late for Vietnam’s growing ranks of elderly poor? Part 1 of a regional series on elderly poverty explores the issues.
- Posted 12 Mar 2017 14:25
- Updated 12 Mar 2017 16:13
82-year-old Tran Thi Huong does what she must to survive, like walk the city streets to sell lottery tickets.
HO CHI MINH CITY: Having slogged in the tiny, dimly lit kitchen since 4am, the Chau sisters are finally done mixing, kneading, steaming and cooking, some seven hours later.