The survey is conducted in three Asian cities – Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. It is hoped that the findings will provide insights into city dwellers’ attitudes and priorities in order to identify areas for further research and to provoke discussions on how urban policymakers can better meet people’s needs.
Civic Exchange announced that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Maura Wong as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Civic Exchange submitted a document in response to the public consultation on the Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan for Hong Kong launched in January 2016
Civic Exchange strongly supports the Government’s plan to roll out the Electronic Road Pricing Pilot Scheme because we believe congestion charging is an effective means to manage transport demand and to reduce traffic congestion in Hong Kong.
South China Morning Post: Civic Exchange researcher Carine Lai writes about how Hongkongers are being cheated out of vital open space.
Civic Exchange in principle agrees with the Ombudsman’s observations and recommendations.
Part of Des Voeux Road Central, one of the main avenues in Hong Kong’s downtown core, was closed off to its usual vehicle traffic for one day — from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 25 September 2016. The initiative, called Very DVRC, was co-organised by Walk DVRC, …
South China Morning Post: Civic Exchange researcher Carine Lai questions why the Hong Kong government’s housing targets are based more on politics than practicalities.
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying announced his fourth policy address earlier today, covering policy issues such as economic growth, housing, elderly care, poverty, support for the disadvantaged. Civic Exchange feels that some of the issues, though mentioned, need a more holistic approach.
Civic Exchange submitted a document to Chief Executive in response to the Public Consultation for the 2016 Policy Address and 2016-17 Budget.