Life in a megacity comes at a high premium. In Hong Kong, the costs of living have exploded in recent years, making life almost unlivable for 1 in 6.
Captain Lai Sai-ming's high speed ferry, Sea Smooth, collided with Lamma IV, a pleasure boat, near Lamma Island in 2012. Lai has now been found guilty on 39 counts of manslaughter.
China isn’t exactly a popular destination for international tourists. But it can live with that, DW columnist Frank Sieren writes.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong once again to demand for democracy. However, the number of protesters fell far short of expectations. This could have consequences, writes DW's Philip Bilsky..
Several thousand have marched in Hong Kong in the first large pro-democracy demonstration since protesters staged sit-ins in the city center last year. This time, organizers say no sites will be occupied.
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