Post Profile






11 crazy photos of micro-apartments around Hong Kong

Just over a year ago, Hong Kong politician and then-chief executive Leung Chun-ying made a dire announcement about his territory's lack of affordable housing, calling it "the gravest potential hazard" to society. Roughly 7% of land in Hong Kong is zoned for housing, most of it going to wealthier families. (For perspective, 75% of New York City is zoned for housing.) The shortage has led to young people, the elderly, and families sometimes living in squalid conditions where they pay hundreds of dollars per month for less than 100 square feet of living space.
read more

share
See more about: Hong Kong

Related Posts


Classic Meets Modern In An Elegant Hong Kong Apartment by Clifton Leung

House & Home / Interior Design : freshome

Clifton Leung Design Workshop… sent us photos and information about Royalton House, an apartment blending modern and classic design, located in Hong Kong, China. Here is the official description, as provided by the architects: “Appl...

CY Leung faces lawmakers as protesters call for his resignation over illegal structures

China / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of downtown Hong Kong this weekend to call for CY Leung's resignation shortly before the Chief Executive faced lawmakers to defend himself over revelations that he built numerous structures...

Something’s Gotta Give: A Banker Weighs In on Hong Kong’s Leader

Local Interest / China : China Journal - WSJ.com

As Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying denies he did anything wrong in receiving a $6.4 million payment as part of a noncompete agreement just before he took office, a banker’s comment that Mr. Leung will face calls to step ...

'Be more like sheep', CY Leung tells Hongkongers in New Year message

China / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

In a Lunar New Year greeting delivered by Chief Executive CY Leung yesterday, the leader called on Hong Kong's people to be more like sheep, "mild and gentle animals living peacefully in groups". [ more › ]

Watch: Protestors hauled away as CY Leung sworn in as new Hong Kong chief

China / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Leung Chun-ying sworn in as Hong Kong's third chief executive in a ceremony presided by President Hu Jintao as a lone protestor calling for justice for the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown is hurriedly bundled away. Outside, ...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC