Land in Hong Kong’s rural New Territories. The fact that the Development Bureau is under the purview of the financial secretary shows how the government sees land for its potential to generate money for the capital works fund. Photo: Handout via Reuters

Why Hong Kong should return land management to the housing bureau

  • Calls for the chief executive to head a new lands committee take Hong Kong in the right direction, but Carrie Lam should go a step further and rejig bureaus
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Land in Hong Kong’s rural New Territories. The fact that the Development Bureau is under the purview of the financial secretary shows how the government sees land for its potential to generate money for the capital works fund. Photo: Handout via Reuters
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