A man jogs at sunset on the waterfront in Tsing Yi. The government must take to the Town Planning Board its own proposals for several satellite towns in the New Territories. Photo: EPA

In housing-starved Hong Kong, a way to tap developers’ land banks

Mike Rowse calls on the government to take charge and launch plans for more new towns in the New Territories – by doing deals, where necessary, with private owners of swathes of agricultural land

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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A man jogs at sunset on the waterfront in Tsing Yi. The government must take to the Town Planning Board its own proposals for several satellite towns in the New Territories. Photo: EPA
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