As the territory prepares to mark 20 years under Chinese rule, the gap between rich and poor is at a half-century high. Exploding property prices are to blame - and the government is coming under pressure to create affordable housing.
Thousands of people have turned out against a plan to build up to 400,000 homes on reclaimed land off the island of Lantau. Critics warn the project is too costly and will destroy the environment.
Garbage is a symbol of our time. How we deal with it says something about our prosperity – and about social inequality. After all, one man’s trash is another man’s lifeline.
DW Debate at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in Hanoi, Vietnam
The latest extreme poverty estimates from the World Bank revealed that Africa is lagging behind the rest of the world. Development expert Francisco Ferreira says it's not too late to turn things around.
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