Ocean Park has been temporarily closed since January 26 as a precaution against the outbreak of the new coronavirus. Photo: Chan Ho-him Ocean Park has been temporarily closed since January 26 as a precaution against the outbreak of the new coronavirus. Photo: Chan Ho-him
Ocean Park has been temporarily closed since January 26 as a precaution against the outbreak of the new coronavirus. Photo: Chan Ho-him
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

To make the best use of Ocean Park, turn it into a quarantine centre

  • Given that the theme park is far from residential areas, its use as a quarantine site would cause less anger and resentment
  • Ultimately, the failing park should be used for residential housing and marine education but, right now, Carrie Lam has a duty to put public health first

Ocean Park has been temporarily closed since January 26 as a precaution against the outbreak of the new coronavirus. Photo: Chan Ho-him Ocean Park has been temporarily closed since January 26 as a precaution against the outbreak of the new coronavirus. Photo: Chan Ho-him
Ocean Park has been temporarily closed since January 26 as a precaution against the outbreak of the new coronavirus. Photo: Chan Ho-him
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Albert Cheng

Albert Cheng

Ir. Albert Cheng is the founder of Digital Broadcasting Corporation Hong Kong Limited, a current affairs commentator and columnist. He was formerly a direct elected Hong Kong SAR legislative councillor. Mr Cheng was voted by Time Magazine in 1997 as one of "the 25 most influential people in new Hong Kong" and selected by Business Week in 1998 as one of "the 50 stars of Asia".