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Opinion | How to put the fun back into Hong Kong’s parks, with a flexible approach and a little imagination

Hongkongers have conflicted ideas about what they want from parks, including more safety but also more relaxed rules. The solution, as indicated by the West Kowloon Cultural District Park and Kwun Tong Waterfront Promenade, is to be flexible.

11 Nov 2018 - 6:30PM

Hongkongers have conflicted ideas about what they want from parks, including more safety but also more relaxed rules. The solution, as indicated by the West Kowloon Cultural District Park and Kwun Tong Waterfront Promenade, is to be flexible.

How to put the fun back into Hong Kong’s parks, with a flexible approach and a little imagination
How poor regulation is killing the vibe on Hong Kong’s streets

Bureaucratic inefficiencies and outdated rules are to blame for our poorly managed streets. The government is failing at the two main tasks of encouraging vibrant activities and mitigating the nuisances.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Bureaucratic inefficiencies and outdated rules are to blame for our poorly managed streets. The government is failing at the two main tasks of encouraging vibrant activities and mitigating the nuisances.

How poor regulation is killing the vibe on Hong Kong’s streets
How Hongkongers are being cheated out of vital open space
Why the Hong Kong government’s housing targets are based more on politics than practicalities