Tsing Yi and Tsuen Wan are seen from a spot on the Rotary Park Trail in the New Territories. Hong Kong’s 24 country parks cover 44,300 hectares. Photo: Winson Wong
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

Why Hong Kong should give up some country park land in exchange for shelving Lantau reclamation

  • Albert Cheng says even 5 per cent of our country parks could provide enough land for housing for decades without the expense and inefficiency of reclamation
  • Limits can be set to prevent the government from over-developing country parks and to ensure that the Lantau Tomorrow Vision is set aside

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Tsing Yi and Tsuen Wan are seen from a spot on the Rotary Park Trail in the New Territories. Hong Kong’s 24 country parks cover 44,300 hectares. Photo: Winson Wong
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