The waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui, part of the iconic Victoria Harbour. Photo: Sam Tsang

Rope in private sector, learn from Singapore and others: advisers tell Hong Kong government over ‘boring’ waterfront management

  • Harbourfront Commission members raise need to tap on creativity and flexibility of companies to enhance spaces
  • Outdated law perceived as oppressive and binding on government department managing waterfronts
Topic |   Urban planning

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The waterfront at Tsim Sha Tsui, part of the iconic Victoria Harbour. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Traffic entering and exiting the Cross-Harbour Tunnel at Hung Hom. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Proposal to revamp Hong Kong’s cross-harbour tunnel tolls will have to be shelved until 2023 if Legco does not give the green light, transport minister says

  • Non-binding motion will go before Legislative Council on March 27 for the unpopular measure, which lawmakers across the political spectrum have opposed
  • The measure, which raises tolls on two cross-harbour tunnels and reduces them on a third, aims to ease traffic congestion
Topic |   Transport and logistics

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Traffic entering and exiting the Cross-Harbour Tunnel at Hung Hom. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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