An elderly low-income earner pushes a trolley with cardboard bundles for recycling past a luxury designer boutique in Hong Kong's Central district. Photo: EPA
David Dodwell
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Inside Out by David Dodwell

Hong Kong’s newspaper recycling ‘old ladies’ a stark reminder of city’s extreme rich-poor divide

While Hong Kong’s well off are in the top 1 per cent globally, 30 per cent of households in the city are forced to live off meagre wages

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An elderly low-income earner pushes a trolley with cardboard bundles for recycling past a luxury designer boutique in Hong Kong's Central district. Photo: EPA
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