Electric vehicle charging stations at Science Park in Tai Po. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong’s old private estates stand to benefit from HK$2 billion subsidy to upgrade parking facilities to enable charging of electric vehicles

  • The government’s subsidy plan will cover 60,000 parking spaces in 4,000 car parks
  • The city now has more than 12,000 electric vehicles approved for road use
Topic |   Electric cars

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Electric vehicle charging stations at Science Park in Tai Po. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam hopes focusing on housing policies can bring a new dawn to beleaguered city. Photo: Fung Chang

Carrie Lam wants ‘storm in Hong Kong to end soon’ and will zero in on housing in her policy address but critics urge her to go for bold reforms. Will she or won’t she?

  • Chief executive says housing policies will be the focus of this year’s speech, which she hopes will symbolise a new beginning for city
  • Government sources warn against high expectations, while more than 1,000 riot police and water cannons are expected to be deployed around Admiralty
Topic |   Carrie Lam policy address 2019

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam hopes focusing on housing policies can bring a new dawn to beleaguered city. Photo: Fung Chang
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