People fishing in front of private housing in East Kowloon. Photo: Winson Wong People fishing in front of private housing in East Kowloon. Photo: Winson Wong
People fishing in front of private housing in East Kowloon. Photo: Winson Wong
SCMP Editorial
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Decision to shelve plan for Hong Kong vacancy tax on flats raises questions

  • By dropping one of the most practical short-term proposals to address a severe shortage of land and affordable housing, the government is sending a confusing message and risking the perception that it is bowing to pressure

People fishing in front of private housing in East Kowloon. Photo: Winson Wong People fishing in front of private housing in East Kowloon. Photo: Winson Wong
People fishing in front of private housing in East Kowloon. Photo: Winson Wong
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