The rent is too damn high!, Hong Kong dead people’s edition

From Amie Tsang:

Sage International, the Hong Kong-listed funeral services group that is Ms Ma’s employer, has struggled for so long to find spaces that it has started encouraging its clients to use an alternative way to commemorate their loved ones — turning their ashes into gemstones.

She says a few hundred customers each year choose this glittering way to commemorate the deceased. She has even used the service herself. “This is my father,” she says, pointing at the stone in her earring.


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