Civic Exchange responded to the Hong Kong Government Environment Bureau’s recommendation on The Greater Bay Development Plan, which covers Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau. The submission is in Chinese only.
South China Morning Post: While it is important to factor in regional considerations when making policies, Hong Kong’s self-sufficiency is fundamental to its governance. Three recent examples show how more self-sufficiency will result in a more sustainable environment, both locally and regionally.
South China Morning Post: Over the years, many commentators have decried protest stunts in the Legislative Council, civil disobedience tactics and demonstrations as alarming signs of social decay – yet, when seen in their historical context, today’s confrontations are not unusual.
South China Morning Post: Hong Kong may be the only jurisdiction on earth which allows non-human corporate entities to vote, and their existence is one of the murkiest aspects of Hong Kong’s political system.
South China Morning Post: At a recent forum on urban innovations, hosted by the European Union Academic Programme, Dominic Weiss of the Smart City Vienna project gave an inspiring talk about his city’s sustainable development policies.
Bad records management has serious consequences. For years, Hong Kong officials have been stuck in a regulatory limbo where they must “print-and-file” important e-mails, a cumbersome and wasteful practice.
This book brings events right up to date and includes the results of a survey about the Hong Kong public’s attitude towards the CCP.
This paper provides a short introduction to the outcome of the judicial review regarding the environmental impact assessment of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. The case was heard on 22-24 February 2011, and the judgment was handed down on 18 April 2011.
The Framework Agreement is the first stage of implementation of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)’s consultation document The Outline of the Plan for the Reform and Development of the Pearl River Delta 2008-20202 (The Outline), which was released in December 2008.
The article consists of three parts and is printed in Hong Kong Law Journal.