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.
After 97 years of family ownership, Forbes Media has sold a controlling stake in the firm to Hong Kong-based investors, a move that symbolizes the rise of Chinese ownership of media firms, analyst Ken Doctor tells DW.
Following in the footsteps of neighboring Honk Kong, activist groups in Macau are planning to hold their own pro-democracy referendum. But Beijing is likely to do what it can to prevent the vote, 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.
This year's UN Human Development Report highlights the importance of social protection to reduce people’s vulnerability. Khalid Malik, Director of the UN Development Program (UNDP), talked to DW about the report.
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