Proposals to fast track ‘minor’ reclamation works put city’s most outstanding natural feature at further risk.
Readers discuss the unauthorised removal of a load-bearing wall in a Lohas Park flat, the benefits of law reform by an independent commission, and the suspected looting of WWII war graves.
Readers discuss the shift in focus to intra-district connectivity in Kai Tak, a costly attempt to secure a tourist visa to mainland China, and Elon Musk’s wrong-headed beliefs about remote work.
Readers discuss the need for balance between housing development and recreational facilities, the challenge of getting Cathay Pacific back to profitability, and a potential ally in facilitating contentious developments.
Clip shows five baby owls about three weeks old nesting inside hole of tree branch and sitting at foot of old tree.
Readers discuss a compromise on the proposal to stop helpers breaking their contracts, the advantages of an anti-bullying law, and the opposition to the Fanling housing project.
Soaring rents are driving a boom in subdivided housing units in the city state, with an en suite room now costing tenants as much as US$1,870 per month.
Readers discuss how Hong Kong can enhance traffic management, why car owners should not be prioritised, and the absence of luggage trolleys at Airport Express stations.
Town Planning Board approves government proposal, which authorities earlier said could free up land for brownfield operators forced to make way for developments.
Readers offer ideas for how to further pedestrianise the city, retain talent, and step up street musicians’ game.
Hundreds flock to Carpenter Road Park football field in Kowloon City and nearby streets to celebrate the festival for the first time in three years.
Another crossing is necessary as city’s traffic flow exceeds capacity of existing three tunnels, transport minister Lam Sai-hung says.
Minor waterfront projects have been held up by onerous requirements of Protection of the Harbour Ordinance.
Legco votes 58-1 in favour of request, sets in motion scheme to supply 30,000 flats by 2027 at total cost of HK$26.4 billion.
Readers discuss how the city can be an example to be world on adopting hydrogen as an energy source, and a better approach to regulating idling vehicles.
Indonesia aims to have 57 new dams in place by next year to protect itself from longer climate change-fuelled droughts and extreme rainfall. But the project is upending people’s lives and destroying forests and agricultural land.
Readers discuss the threat to Hong Kong’s abundant wildlife, and first impressions of Hongkongers
Forever Blooming Bauhinia sculpture and flag poles will be placed on an elevated platform to ‘highlight their importance’, Development Bureau says.
Readers discuss the proposed legislative amendments to town planning rules, and the plan to redevelop part of a golf course to build flats.
Chris Wan went to Abu Dhabi looking for new opportunities and stayed 15 years breaking new ground.