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.
A pro-Beijing election reform plan has been unveiled in Hong Kong by the government. The changes have the backing of China, but lack the support of opposition lawmakers.
In the future, millions of Chinese will have to refrain from their daily shopping trips to Hong Kong. That's also a way of boosting consumption on the mainland, DW columnist Frank Sieren writes.
Hong Kong authorities have confirmed that China will limit the number of its residents visiting the city with immediate effect. The influx of visitors from the Shenzhen city has been a cause of tension in Hong Kong.
In a bid to ease tensions over the growing influx of mainland shoppers, China recently imposed curbs on visitors travelling to Hong Kong. DW speaks to analyst Chang Liu about the impact this will likely have on the city.