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
One in 7 people worldwide now belongs to the middle class, a study by German insurer and asset manager Allianz reveals. The largest contributor has been China, the Global Wealth Report 2018 points out.
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