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Hong Kong Guide: Coffin Houses

Aug 16, 2012

Poor people in Hong Kong live in Coffin House. We are not joking.

The winner takes it all. The loser standing small beside the victory.

Is that really the destiny of the poor?

I wish the government can do something more.

Cage homes.

Coffin Houses.

Whatever you call it, the poor lives in the dirtiest secrets of Hong Kong.

This clip says it all.

Other reading links and pictures:

From Mail Online: Cage dogs of Hong Kong: The tragedy of tens of thousands living in 6ft by 2ft rabbit hutches – in a city with more Louis Vuitton shops than Paris.  – Love the title, how appropriate?

From CNN: Hong Kong’s poorest living in ‘coffin homes’



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