People in Hong Kong visit the border with Shenzhen, with the mainland city’s skyline in the background, on February 13 last year. With its proximity to Shenzhen, the Northern Metropolis would integrate Hong Kong with the mainland’s overall development, but its announcement seems premature. Photo: AP
People in Hong Kong visit the border with Shenzhen, with the mainland city’s skyline in the background, on February 13 last year. With its proximity to Shenzhen, the Northern Metropolis would integrate Hong Kong with the mainland’s overall development, but its announcement seems premature. Photo: AP
Dennis Lee
Opinion

Opinion

Dennis Lee

Lantau Tomorrow and Northern Metropolis are not what Hong Kong needs to rebuild social harmony

  • For many, home ownership is key to improving people’s quality of life. There is no lack of smaller-scale, feasible ideas to solve our housing woes. Big-budget, flashy mega projects, which take decades to complete, are not the answer

People in Hong Kong visit the border with Shenzhen, with the mainland city’s skyline in the background, on February 13 last year. With its proximity to Shenzhen, the Northern Metropolis would integrate Hong Kong with the mainland’s overall development, but its announcement seems premature. Photo: AP
People in Hong Kong visit the border with Shenzhen, with the mainland city’s skyline in the background, on February 13 last year. With its proximity to Shenzhen, the Northern Metropolis would integrate Hong Kong with the mainland’s overall development, but its announcement seems premature. Photo: AP
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