The Lantau Tomorrow Vision reclamation project has been proposed as a solution to Hong Kong’s housing and land supply problem. Photo: Martin Chan The Lantau Tomorrow Vision reclamation project has been proposed as a solution to Hong Kong’s housing and land supply problem. Photo: Martin Chan
The Lantau Tomorrow Vision reclamation project has been proposed as a solution to Hong Kong’s housing and land supply problem. Photo: Martin Chan
Tom Yam
Opinion

Opinion

Tom Yam

Hong Kong must not be misled about the unneeded Lantau Tomorrow Vision

  • With the proposal for the Lantau project, the Hong Kong government is either misleading the public, or guilty of magical thinking. It seems to believe residents can move in eight years after such a complex project begins

The Lantau Tomorrow Vision reclamation project has been proposed as a solution to Hong Kong’s housing and land supply problem. Photo: Martin Chan The Lantau Tomorrow Vision reclamation project has been proposed as a solution to Hong Kong’s housing and land supply problem. Photo: Martin Chan
The Lantau Tomorrow Vision reclamation project has been proposed as a solution to Hong Kong’s housing and land supply problem. Photo: Martin Chan
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Tom Yam

Tom Yam

Tom Yam is a Hong Kong-based management consultant with a doctorate in electrical engineering and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He has worked at AT&T, Ernst & Young and IBM. He is also a member of the Citizens Task Force on Land Resources, a group of professionals dedicated to broadening and facilitating the debate on critical issues including sustainable development, the optimal uses of land, and the conservation of resources.