Attempt 1: “The financial community here is buried in white powder."
Attempt 2: After another shot of sake, the young stockbroker, born in Hong Kong but educated in the UK, has his answer. “I would say around 65 per cent of the people who work with me have a recreational drug habit,” he says.
Attempt 3: “Hong Kong is like London on steroids!” he says. “Look where we are,” he adds, gesturing around the tight network of streets that make up Hong Kong's main bar area. “This is a one-kilometer-square party zone. Everything is just more concentrated here.”