Environment

Election 2015 preview

November 21, 2015 // 2 Comments

Whoever said the internet has changed politics never visited Lantau. The battle for Hong Kong’s biggest electoral district is strictly analogue. No Twitter wars here. [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]