Country parks make up some 40 per cent of Hong Kong’s land. The government has been hesitant in proposing development of the fringe areas of the parks due to opposition from environmental protection groups. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong housing is built to serve the market, not the people

John Chan says a comparison of housing policies in Hong Kong and Singapore brings home the main problem here – our plan is shaped by the needs of the property market, rather than those of the residents

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Country parks make up some 40 per cent of Hong Kong’s land. The government has been hesitant in proposing development of the fringe areas of the parks due to opposition from environmental protection groups. Photo: Martin Chan
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