Ta Kwu Ling, in the New Territories, is one of the locations where development could take place. Photo: Shutterstock

Brownfield site development for New Territories North town plan to be brought forward in Hong Kong leader’s policy address

Source tells the Post that Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s policy address on Wednesday will include fast-tracked plans for new town that could house up to 350,000 people

Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Ta Kwu Ling, in the New Territories, is one of the locations where development could take place. Photo: Shutterstock
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Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).

Olga Wong

Olga Wong

Olga Wong has focused on covering the environment, housing, urban planning and the ageing population at the Post since 2007. Her award-winning stories exposed loopholes in the Small House Policy and developers' unscrupulous sales tactics. She also worked at Ming Pao and was awarded the Best Young Reporter by the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong in 2001.