9 August 2022

Hong Kong’s COVID surge worsens ‘cage home’ dwellers’ suffering



Hong Kong’s poor have long been unable to afford decent living spaces. During a recent visit to Hong Kong, Chinese President Xi Jinping appeared to acknowledge the territory’s lack of affordable public housing, urging its new leader to make the issue a priority. The Hong Kong government has pledged to build more than 300,000 homes in the next decade, something many residents say should have happened a long time ago. Now, a new outbreak of COVID-19 is exposing that inequality. Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from Hong Kong. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ #HongKong #HongKongHousingCrisis #CageHomes
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