‘City of Darkness’: A tour of the world’s most famous walled neighborhood
“City of Darkness” is an exhibition exploring the long gone Walled City of Kowloon in Hong Kong as photographed by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot. Lambot and Girard set about photographing the Walled City shortly before its demolition in 1994 due to a deep fascination with the site. Nearly 30 years on from the Walled City’s demolition, this project offers a unique insight into the remarkable community, home to an estimated 50,000 people at its peak, and by far the most densely populated neighborhood the world had ever known.
‘City of Darkness’: A tour of the world’s most famous walled neighborhood
How ‘Ice Boy’ became the face of China’s fight against poverty
China wants to eradicate extreme poverty by 2020. The nation reaffirmed its commitment to tackling poverty during the annual meeting of its national legislature, which concludes tomorrow.  It can’t come soon enough for ‘Ice Boy.’ When eight-year-old Wang Fuman arrived at his school in China’s southwest Yunnan province after trekking for three miles in freezing January temperatures, his hair and eyebrows were covered in ice. His teacher snapped a photograph of his frosty appearance, with his classmates laughing at him in the background.    But once she posted it on social media, the image went viral across the country and prompted a flood of sympathy. He was dubbed “Ice Boy” and his story sh
How ‘Ice Boy’ became the face of China’s fight against poverty