Submission to the Consultation on the Renewal of the Franchises of New World First Bus Services Limited, Long Win Bus Company Limited and Citybus Limited (Franchise 2)

Civic Exchange notes that three public bus franchises for Long Win, New World First Bus and Citybus (Franchise 2) are nearing their completion date and that the Commissioner for Transport (C for T) has expressed his intention to renew the franchises owing to his satisfaction with their current operations.

Press Release: Civic Exchange New Report “Risks of Intensification of Hydropower Development in Southwestern China” urges NPC-CPPCC Members to Address Southwest Hydropower Development at 11th Congress

China’s intensified hydropower development plans during the 12FYP, particularly those in Southwest China, need to be reviewed and reconsidered because they run large risks that can have long-term irreversible impact on the nation’s security, competitiveness, ecology and people’s livelihood.