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.
Following in the footsteps of Hong Kong's deomocracy movement, activists in Macau are planning to hold their referendum for political reform this week. It's going to be an uphill struggle, say experts.
A protest march with tens of thousands of participants has taken place in Hong Kong. The rally was organized in response to a planned pro-democracy disobedience campaign in the former British colony.
The fact that Beijing is allowing demonstrations both for and against Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement shows its intent to let residents first try to sort things out amongst themselves, analyst Rebecca Liao tells DW.
Authorities in Hong Kong have detained the organizers of a recent pro-democracy rally. The demonstration, held three days ago, drew a record amount of people and resulted in over 500 arrests.
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