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Hong Kong must kick its bad habit of overconsumption

We all know Hong Kong is a materialistic society. As a city, we collectively love acquiring "stuff": clothes, gadgets, accessories … the list is endless. Shopping is the No 1 hobby for many and it's a major pillar of our economy - one need look no further than Causeway Bay on a Friday night to see the evidence.

7 Sep 2013 - 3:22AM

We all know Hong Kong is a materialistic society. As a city, we collectively love acquiring "stuff": clothes, gadgets, accessories … the list is endless. Shopping is the No 1 hobby for many and it's a major pillar of our economy - one need look no further than Causeway Bay on a Friday night to see the evidence.

Hong Kong must kick its bad habit of overconsumption