James, 20, swapped selling sex in Mong Kok massage parlours for a job with an ‘emotional connection’. Jason, 23, who has never had a girlfriend, buys dates on Instagram. Both live in the seedy world of compensated dating
Police and social workers say it is nothing more than a euphemism for prostitution – often involving minors. And it hits a height at holidays, when some are desperate for money and others for company.
A former mamasan at Tsim Sha Tsui’s notorious Club Bboss recalls its hedonistic heyday – and how a ‘miracle’ put her on the path to salvation
Vulnerable men from India and Pakistan are being tricked into arranged marriages and trafficked to Hong Kong where they work as bonded labourers and indentured servants for their in-laws, too afraid or ashamed to speak out.