Donny Chan reads on his bed in his apartment, one of a growing number of tiny, upscale units known as “microflats” in Hong Kong, June 10, 2017. Hong Kong’s property developers are scaling down, way down, for younger, middle-class buyers, offering micro-sized upscale apartments with stratospheric price tags.
Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe /File Photo
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