South China Morning Post: Chau Sai-wai, assistant director of water supplies in the Hong Kong government, writes an opinion piece in response to Civic Exchange’s report “The Illusion of Plenty: Hong Kong’s Water Security – Working towards Regional Water Harmony”.
South China Morning Post: The city relies on the Dongjiang in mainland China for 80% of its water, with a price that has progressively increased in last decade, currently paying HK$4.22 billion a year regardless of how much gets used.
China Dialogue: Despite being one of the world’s richest cities, its annual loss of water from leakage and theft is a whopping 32.5% of total production — such losses are avoidable, however.
Civic Exchange (CEx), an independent public policy think-tank, is proud to announce that Simon Ng has been appointed as a CEx Fellow. Mr. Ng and the American academic Robert Gottlieb have just co-written a book, “Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China,” published by the MIT Press.
Civic Exchange’s Submission to the LegCo’s Subcommittee on Two Proposed Resolutions under the Fixed Penalty (Traffic Contraventions) Ordinance and the Fixed Penalty (Criminal Proceedings) Ordinance.
The Hong Kong Government has set out a planning vision and strategy for the city, reaching to the year 2030 and beyond. The public is encouraged to give their own opinions until the deadline of 30 April. Here are Civic Exchange’s views and recommendations.
Civic Exchange is proud to announce the appointment of two new Fellows, Alok Jain and Jacky Cheng