Researchers from Liber Research Community Neon Yiu Ching-hei (left) and Chan Kim-ching present their study on “nano flats” built by Hong Kong developers. Photo: SCMP/ Joyce Ng Researchers from Liber Research Community Neon Yiu Ching-hei (left) and Chan Kim-ching present their study on “nano flats” built by Hong Kong developers. Photo: SCMP/ Joyce Ng
Researchers from Liber Research Community Neon Yiu Ching-hei (left) and Chan Kim-ching present their study on “nano flats” built by Hong Kong developers. Photo: SCMP/ Joyce Ng
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The time to consider curbs on the building of nano flats is now

  • The uncontrolled development of shoebox flats will result in social problems and a waste of land and resources in the long run. The government has to strike a balance between free-market principles and policies that are socially sensitive and in the public interest

Researchers from Liber Research Community Neon Yiu Ching-hei (left) and Chan Kim-ching present their study on “nano flats” built by Hong Kong developers. Photo: SCMP/ Joyce Ng Researchers from Liber Research Community Neon Yiu Ching-hei (left) and Chan Kim-ching present their study on “nano flats” built by Hong Kong developers. Photo: SCMP/ Joyce Ng
Researchers from Liber Research Community Neon Yiu Ching-hei (left) and Chan Kim-ching present their study on “nano flats” built by Hong Kong developers. Photo: SCMP/ Joyce Ng
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