Articles by Robert Clark

A monument to waste

March 19, 2014 // 8 Comments

Hong Kong suffers from bad decisions because of our dysfunctional system. In particular, it encourages grandiose public works in favour of long-term problem-solving. [...]

The silence of the cabbies

March 3, 2014 // 2 Comments

A quick update on the transport story, which has become primarily a taxi story. First, getting a response from the Lantau Taxi Alliance is like trying to hail a blue cab on a [...]

Park politics

February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Across the mainland, enthusiasm may have waned for Chairman Mao’s vision of turning cities into forests of smokestacks, but Hong Kong’s ambition to pave the territory [...]

Lantau development mania

January 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

When Hong Kong’s British rulers announced plans for a new airport at Chek Lap Kok in 1990, they set off a minor boom on Lantau. Not even the sleepy southern parts were [...]