Public housing in Singapore, a model that Shenzhen plans to follow by offering more subsidised and affordable homes. Photo: Roy Issa

Face it, Hong Kong: Shenzhen has you beaten on all fronts

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Public housing in Singapore, a model that Shenzhen plans to follow by offering more subsidised and affordable homes. Photo: Roy Issa
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A hiker takes a break in Lantau North Country Park. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced an ambitious reclamation plan called “Lantau Tomorrow Vision” for artificial islands off Lantau. Photo: Robert Ng

Why Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew would have never backed Lantau reclamation

  • Lee would never have risked putting a new town on an island with limited access
  • Reclamation is a strategy from the last century when no one foresaw the dramatic changes in climate now facing us
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A hiker takes a break in Lantau North Country Park. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced an ambitious reclamation plan called “Lantau Tomorrow Vision” for artificial islands off Lantau. Photo: Robert Ng
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