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.
The third and final protest area has been cleared by Hong Kong's police. The last week has seen authorities lauch a final campaign to end ten weeks of pro-democracy demonstrations.
Police have begun to clear the protest site in Hong Kong's Admiralty government and financial district. After 10 weeks of demonstrations for free elections, many activists left with the message that they "will be back."
Police in Hong Kong have begun to arrest pro-democracy protesters holding out at the major remaining demonstration site in the Admiralty district. Officers cleared tents after an ultimatum to abandon the camp expired.
Police have begun removing tents after a deadline to leave the Admiralty district expired. Authorities had threatened that protesters would be arrested if they did not quit the area.
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