The Kwai Chung container port in Hong Kong as of March 2016. The city’s cargo throughput slumped 13.8 per cent in 2015, making the biggest annual drop in a decade. Photo: Xinhua
Jake Van Der Kamp
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Why don’t we convert prime waterfront land at Hong Kong’s shrinking port into housing?

Hong Kong has three square kilometres of prime waterfront land available for housing, all with superb roads built in, if only we recognise that our city’s port is hanging on by the barest of policy threads.

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The Kwai Chung container port in Hong Kong as of March 2016. The city’s cargo throughput slumped 13.8 per cent in 2015, making the biggest annual drop in a decade. Photo: Xinhua
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