Esther Macully used all of her five- foot frame to face down a bulldozer and save her freezer from being destroyed as a wrecking crew guarded by armed security forces razed her home in Nigeria’s Badia East slum.
Hong Kong said it will probably experience elevated levels of air pollution “for a while” as light winds fail to disperse pollutants, prompting the government to warn residents to reduce outdoor activity.
Hong Kong warned residents to reduce time spent outdoors under a new air-quality monitoring system implemented yesterday as the city seeks to counter criticism it’s not doing enough to combat pollution.
Chu Kin-lan has already shuttered six of 11 offices of her Hong Kong real estate agency, whose Chinese name translates as Precious Prosperity, and let go half of her 70 employees amid the city’s toughest curbs on home buying in its history. The worst pain may be still to come.