Advertisements

I feel very lucky, I really do.

I saw these photos maybe a year ago. Real shots of real living conditions for the poorest segments in Hong Kong. Due to the prices being way too high for many of these poorest, their living spaces become so small, so cramped. As time passes, these people who got left behind never did make it back in front and fade even further into the background. Perhaps even forgotten. It’s a tough situation because Hong Kong is really a very small place and the population is getting bigger. Statistically 1,104 sq km and total population of over 7 million people. Singapore is 660sq km and has a population of 5.3 million. Penang is 1,048 sq km and has a population of around 1.6 million.

pic1 pic2 pic3 pic4 pic5 pic6

I feel very sad for the people who has to stay in these type of conditions. I feel so lucky because I know that even if I were to buy a small flat for RM100,000 here in KL, it would still be bigger than the photos I saw and no matter what happens, within my generation I think I would not be facing this situation. However, if there are no proper housing safety net for the poorest population segment, this may just happen for real here in Malaysia. Alternatively, reverse the urbanisation, go home and accept an easier and more relaxing life instead. Not many can do it though. Okay, enough of reality. Let’s work for the betterment of ourselves and our next generation. Always remember, home is where the heart is. Thus, if you wish to have a healthy heart, find a good home for it.

written on 10 May 2014

Next suggested article:  Best place always; Retire in Ipoh.

Advertisements

kopiandproperty.com

kopiandproperty.com is everything about property related writings and news. Enjoy reading with a latte.

Related Posts

4 things to do before we lose our jobs.

Did you know that over 21,000 Malaysians lost their jobs in 2018? Plus, 50 percent of all these are from the Klang Valley? The four states where most people lost their jobs are Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Penang and Johor. This was what our Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said, “A significant number, 7,755 workers, who lost […]

Read More

7 Reasons to buy in a slow property market

If you do not know, there’s always news about the state of the unsold units of properties here in Malaysia. Here’s one latest one.  It seems to be still just as bad as past few quarters. Okay, before we get all worried, scared and hiding all our cash under the pillow due to these unsold […]

Read More

2 Comments

  • Ang on May 11, 2014

    It is so sad to see those people who stay in such of condition. in fact, we are as malaysian considers so lucky as compare to the people like photo above. honestly, it is unhealthy staying in such of condition for long term. we should feel happy and grateful of what we are having now.

  • Sumit Dhawan on May 11, 2014

    hello friend

    that still better than where i live now

    i pray to god i can move to a better apartment

    good luck bro

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Property investment news everyday? Subscribe for free!

An article a day, keeps you updated all the way.

Join 905 other subscribers

LIKE us for property news update, FREE.

%d bloggers like this: