A young man listens to the radio in his flat in Shenzhen in 2010. Today, young Chinese fed up with gruelling work hours, conspicuous consumption and skyrocketing home prices are protesting by doing the bare minimum, a lifestyle called “lying flat”. Photo: Getty Images


A young man listens to the radio in his flat in Shenzhen in 2010. Today, young Chinese fed up with gruelling work hours, conspicuous consumption and skyrocketing home prices are protesting by doing the bare minimum, a lifestyle called “lying flat”. Photo: Getty Images
A young man listens to the radio in his flat in Shenzhen in 2010. Today, young Chinese fed up with gruelling work hours, conspicuous consumption and skyrocketing home prices are protesting by doing the bare minimum, a lifestyle called “lying flat”. Photo: Getty Images
Hong Kong youth

Letters | As China’s ‘lying flat’ youth spark alarm, Hong Kong must help its own find their feet

  • From the failure of social movements to unaffordable housing and the lack of job prospects, Hong Kong youth have been demoralised for a while

Topic |   Hong Kong youth
A young man listens to the radio in his flat in Shenzhen in 2010. Today, young Chinese fed up with gruelling work hours, conspicuous consumption and skyrocketing home prices are protesting by doing the bare minimum, a lifestyle called “lying flat”. Photo: Getty Images


A young man listens to the radio in his flat in Shenzhen in 2010. Today, young Chinese fed up with gruelling work hours, conspicuous consumption and skyrocketing home prices are protesting by doing the bare minimum, a lifestyle called “lying flat”. Photo: Getty Images
A young man listens to the radio in his flat in Shenzhen in 2010. Today, young Chinese fed up with gruelling work hours, conspicuous consumption and skyrocketing home prices are protesting by doing the bare minimum, a lifestyle called “lying flat”. Photo: Getty Images
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