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3Novices:Why dying in Hong Kong is getting more complicated and expensive

Hong Kong is becoming a city where dying is an increasingly expensive affair.

In the city, where land is scarce, there is a growing shortage of public spaces for placing urns holding cremated people’s ashes, let alone burial plots.

More than 90 per cent of the city’s deceased were cremated in 2013, but the city is still struggling to find spots for them in public columbariums.

In Chinese culture, it is important for a deceased family member to be buried close to his or her…
July 15, 2017 at 09:31AM http://ift.tt/2v2a2Fq
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