Agricultural land in Hong Kong bordering the city of Shenzhen. Photo: EPA

No increase in compensation for landlords whose plots are seized by Hong Kong government for public housing, development chief says

  • Secretary for Development Michael Wong says current rate at HK$1,389.6 per square foot is ‘very much enough’
  • Rural affairs body Heung Yee Kuk earlier opposed move, with rural leaders warning they will block public developments in New Territories
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Agricultural land in Hong Kong bordering the city of Shenzhen. Photo: EPA
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Joyce Ng

Joyce Ng

Joyce Ng covers Hong Kong’s politics and housing issues. She joined the Post in 2008 to focus on urban planning, housing and heritage news, and has won awards for reporting on developers’ tricks in flat sales.