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Hong Kong Designer Tells New York Apartment Dwellers to 'Blur the Boundaries'

Hong Kong designer Gary Chang demonstrates his

In an interview with Asia Blog, Gary Chang, inventor of the remarkable "Domestic Transformer" apartment, shares some secrets for adapting to a small living space.

India in a Sticky Situation

A view of the Dhyan Chand National Hockey Stadium in New Delhi on September 15, 2010. The Indian capital is scheduled to host the Commonwealth Games October 3-14, the biggest sporting event in the city since the 1982 Asian Games. (Manpreet Romana/AFP/Getty Images)

After facing an outbreak of dengue fever in the capital, fatal riots in Kashmir, and the shooting of two tourists earlier this week, India is today's hot topic in the global media.

In a Glitzy City, Gruesome Conditions

Mr Kong (R) a cage dweller sits in a cage on June 20, 2007 in Hong Kong, China. The poorest of Hong Kong's citizens live in cage homes, steel mesh box constructions, stacked on top of each other. (MN Chan/Getty Images)
Lifestyle In a glitzy city like Hong Kong, where 18 of the world's billionaires reside, with more Louis Vuitton stores than Paris and London, and a higher GDP per capita than Switzerland, over 100,000 residents live in cages.