The post on dehumidifying your apartment made me wonder how common it is to have a clothes dryer in hong kong? From that thread it seems a lot of people don't use dryers.
Coming from a very very dry and static prone climate, where every single home has a dryer, even though with the weather and size of homes it would not be that hard to line dry your clothes, no one does this.
When we travel to hong kong I find it so damp, even in winter, but of course much worse in the summer. I stay in a serviced apartment and have to use the washer/dryer combo machine which barely drys your clothes at all. With small kids we have had to run that machine practically all the time. It takes all day to do 2 tiny loads. I drives me crazy! We are only there to visit for short periods of time so just put up with it, but if I lived there all the time I know there is absolutly no way that I could survive long term without a separate washer and dryer! How do you do it? Where do hang up all your clothes if it is too damp outside and you live in a tiny aprtment, especially if you have a family and clothing for 4 people's clothes to dry?