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Poor in cages show dark side of Hong Kong boom

In this Jan. 25, 2013, photo, 77-year-old Yeung Ying Biu sits next to the cage, measuring 1.5 square meters (16 square feet), he calls home, in Hong Kong.  AP PHOTO/VINCENT YU

For many of the richest people in Hong Kong, one of Asia’s wealthiest cities, home is a mansion with an expansive view from the heights of Victoria Peak. For some of the poorest, like Leung Cho-yin, home is a metal cage.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »