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Unless you're a tycoon, life in HK is harder than ever

Mrs Lau inside the kitchen of her home at a public housing estate in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong

MRS Lau can't help but glance nervously at the calendar. Her next pay cheque isn't for a week, and she doesn't have enough money to feed her family of four crammed into her small, government-subsidised Hong Kong apartment. Her husband can't work, and the kids don't understand...