A family in Macau heads towards the border with mainland China. Photo: Raquel Carvalho

Macau: the incredible poverty at the heart of world’s richest place

Macau, which is expected to have the highest per capita income in two years, may be soaring to new heights of wealth, but for many in the shadows of its shimmering casinos life is lived paycheque to paycheque

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A family in Macau heads towards the border with mainland China. Photo: Raquel Carvalho
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Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho

Raquel Carvalho is Asia Correspondent for the Post. She joined the newspaper in 2014. Most of her investigative and in-depth stories have been focused on human rights, cross-border security, illicit trade and corruption. She was previously the chief reporter at a Portuguese daily newspaper in Macau, where she moved to from Europe in 2008.