Alliance For a Beautiful Hong Kong

Protect Beautiful Hong Kong

By Paul Zimmerman Few people took note of paragraph 120 of the 2016 Policy Address or understood the relevance for the design of Hong Kong’s urban environment. The Chief Secretary succeeded including a pilot scheme waiving the land premiums for lease modifications to encourage landowners to construct footbridges and subways. Land premiums have for long been an obstacle in improving pedestrian connectivity. If not for the extortionate demand for the […]

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By John Batten As I sipped a morning coffee reading the newspaper the day after Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying’s Policy Address in a Wong Chuk Hang chan cha teng (image below) near my office, I was not surprised that the yelling, banner waving and protests by some legislators was generally unreported. It was judged to not be newsworthy – the days of banana throwing and yelling in protest in Legislative […]

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