In response to DVRC Initiative’s application to the Town Planning Board (Application No. Y/H3/7), Civic Exchange is writing to express our strong support of the application and of the arguments in favour of the applicant’s proposal.
A 200-metre stretch of Des Voeux Road Central, a major thoroughfare in downtown Hong Kong, was pedestrianised for a day. Car traffic was stopped to allow for cultural, sport and environmental events.
In response to Intellects Consultancy Ltd.’s application to the TPB, Civic Exchange submitted a document to express our strong objection to the application and to dismiss the shaky arguments provided by the applicant.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) launched a document entitled Consultation Paper on Review of the Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting Guide (Consultation Paper) . This Consultation Paper aims to urge the issuers in Hong Kong d …
In March 2015, the ENB of the HKSAR Government launched a document entitled Public Consultation on the Future Development of the Electricity Market (the Consultation Document). Civic Exchange submitted a document in response to the consultation.
Civic Exchange announced that Paul Zimmerman has joined its Board of Directors.
South China Morning Post: The small house policy, which was first enacted in 1972 as a temporary measure to address the housing needs of the indigenous villagers in the New Territories, has long been criticised as unsustainable and outdated – open to abuse, corruption, speculative development, environmental damage and is a form of discrimination against women.
Civic Exchange released the results of a public opinion survey on the Small House Policy (SHP) to better understand people’s knowledge and attitudes towards the SHP and rural land development in the New Territories.
Civic Exchange submitted a document to the Office of the Ombudsman to provide comments on government’s implementation of strengthened control of exhaust emissions from petrol and LPG vehicles
South China Morning Post: Recent debates over the direction of the Urban Renewal Authority, sparked by the resignation of managing director Iris Tam Siu-ying in March, have raised valid points about the conflict between its social mission and the need to make a profit.