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Land allocation must meet Hong Kong's long-term health needs

The chief executive should be commended for pledging to "attach importance to long-term planning and abandon the mindset of focusing on short-term needs" in his recent policy address. It is essential that officials grappling with the problem of land shortages adhere to this principle. Another core issue that requires a long-term approach is Hong Kong's ageing population and how to organise health services to meet the needs of this sector.

The chief executive should be commended for pledging to "attach importance to long-term planning and abandon the mindset of focusing on short-term needs" in his recent policy address. It is essential that officials grappling with the problem of land shortages adhere to this principle. Another core issue that requires a long-term approach is Hong Kong's ageing population and how to organise health services to meet the needs of this sector.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM