Hong Kong: The growing gap between rich and poor
29 June 2012 Last updated at 12:00 BST
Chinese President Hu Jintao has arrived in Hong Kong to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the city's return to China, but he faces a noisy, unhappy public and an increasingly tense political climate.
Integration with the mainland has brought Hong Kong much success as a global financial centre but it has also created problems.
Those problems seem to be at their worst at any time since the handover, according to a series of surveys and opinion polls.
One independent poll shows the Hong Kong public's mistrust of the Chinese government stands at a post-handover high, largely because of a number of political scandals.
The BBC's Hong Kong correspondent Juliana Liu reports.