It is nearly impossible to bury a dead person in Hong Kong right now

According to a VICE News report, approximately 80% of the Hong Kong’s population is now cremated upon death due to a limited availability of burial sites in the densely populated territory. More people and fewer resources has led to competition, shortages, and a whole suite of market dynamics for a portion of the human condition you don’t really think of needing it: the removal of the dead. A consequence of our corposis in the modern world.