The Lantau Tomorrow plan envisages building artificial islands off Lantau, near Peng Chau (middle) and Sunshine Island (back left). Photo: Martin Chan The Lantau Tomorrow plan envisages building artificial islands off Lantau, near Peng Chau (middle) and Sunshine Island (back left). Photo: Martin Chan
The Lantau Tomorrow plan envisages building artificial islands off Lantau, near Peng Chau (middle) and Sunshine Island (back left). Photo: Martin Chan

Letters | Why the austerity argument against Carrie Lam’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision doesn’t hold water

  • Contrary to what deficit hawks have argued, an economy doesn’t work like a household. Building infrastructure is not consumption, but an investment. It would create jobs and opportunities

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
The Lantau Tomorrow plan envisages building artificial islands off Lantau, near Peng Chau (middle) and Sunshine Island (back left). Photo: Martin Chan The Lantau Tomorrow plan envisages building artificial islands off Lantau, near Peng Chau (middle) and Sunshine Island (back left). Photo: Martin Chan
The Lantau Tomorrow plan envisages building artificial islands off Lantau, near Peng Chau (middle) and Sunshine Island (back left). Photo: Martin Chan
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