Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

The industries that have set Hong Kong on fire

  • ‘Regulatory capture’ of government by finance, insurance and real estate sectors has plunged city into chaos and misery

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Affordable housing in Hong Kong has been a hot-button issue for years. Photo: Roy Issa

Pro-Beijing politicians float aggressive proposals to boost land supply for public housing in Hong Kong including fully taking back golf course and rezoning prime commercial site

  • Federation of Trade Unions’ lawmaker Alice Mak says Lands Resumption Ordinance should be used to take back all 172 hectares of Fanling golf course
  • She also suggests rezoning commercial space above West Kowloon high-speed rail station to provide an estimated 8,000 public housing flats
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Affordable housing in Hong Kong has been a hot-button issue for years. Photo: Roy Issa
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