A wall of niches for cremated remains at a public columbarium. Hong Kong is fast running out of space to store its dead. Photo: AP

Niche market: Hong Kong’s dead should not have to wait in line for an urn space

Kenneth Leung says with waiting times averaging four years and a looming shortage of 400,000 niches by 2023, the private columbarium industry and communities must collaborate on a solution

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A wall of niches for cremated remains at a public columbarium. Hong Kong is fast running out of space to store its dead. Photo: AP
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