My Take by Alex Lo
Stop subsidising the rich with cheap land rents
- The Lands Department has finally released records of short-term leases of public land
- Among those paying as little as HK$2.29 per square foot on these leases are some of the city’s best known tycoons and their children, as well as wealthy politicians
Alex Lo has been a Post columnist since 2012, covering major issues affecting Hong Kong and the rest of China. A journalist for 25 years, he has worked for various publications in Hong Kong and Toronto as a news reporter and editor. He has also lectured in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.