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.
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the housing needs of the indigenous villagers in the New Territories, has long been criticised as unsustainable and outdated – open to abuse, corruption, speculative development, environmental damage and is a form of discrimination against women.