All aspects of our daily lives – our homes, jobs, air, water and food – could be improved by innovation and technological advancement. Civic Exchange offers its recommendations for the Government’s “Smart City” plans.
Hong Kong Free Press: Can Hong Kongers actually use their public space? In this feature article, researcher Carine Lai outlined problems with outdated Development Bureau guidelines, leading to unfriendly urban design.
Morning Brew on RTHK Radio 3: Civic Exchange Fellow Simon Ng and US academic Prof. Gottlieb discuss transport, pollution and recycling in LA and HK, two cities that have much to learn from each other.
Radio Television Hong Kong: Visiting US scholar Prof. Robert Gottlieb compared the ways that Hong Kong and Los Angeles handle air pollution and food security. He co-authored “Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China” with Civic Exchange Fellow Simon Ng.
Civic Exchange submitted our recommendations to Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheung Yuet-ngor for the upcoming October 2017 policy address.
Civic Exchange is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Winnie CW Cheung as our new CEO, effective on 1 September 2017.
HK01 Weekly (Issue 75): Civic Exchange Chairman Evan Auyang commented on what he felt was a flawed water security policy in Hong Kong. HK01 dedicated a five-page print feature on the issue, with a video on their website.
BBC World Service: Civic Exchange communications director Joyce Lau described the effects of the palm oil spill on Hong Kong’s beaches. (Click the button above to listen)
The Financial Times: Civic Exchange spokesperson Joyce Lau was quoted as saying that there should be better communication between the Guangdong and Hong Kong authorities in the event of marine spills.