HK$624 billion to reclaim land off Lantau Island: One think-tank asks, how will Hongkongers benefit?

In partnership with Liber Research Community. When, in November 1986, property tycoon Gordon Wu proposed building an artificial island in Hong Kong’s central waters, the then-colonial government vetoed the idea as too costly and environmentally destructive. But now, the proposal has assumed a repackaged form, the East Lantau Metropolis (ELM) – an estimated HK$624 billion plan to fill […]