‘Northern Metropolis may have three big hospitals’

Development Secretary Michael Wong said on Thursday that there may be three large hospitals in the future Northern Metropolis, each of them potentially having more than 2,000 beds. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has proposed building a 300-square-kilometre metropolis in the New Territories that would house some 2.5 million people. In...

People will sleep better in my metropolis: Carrie Lam

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that she hopes her planned Northern Metropolis will give residents more time to spend with their families and more quality sleep. In a speech to the Global Conference of the Alliance for Healthy Cities, Lam said the government will try to ensure that...

‘Northern Metropolis will better protect ecosystem’

The Secretary for the Environment, Wong Kam-sing, says the government’s plan to develop the northern part of the territory will not undermine the ecosystem there. Wong was speaking on Monday, days after Chief Executive Carrie Lam unveiled a proposal to build a 300-square-kilometre “Northern Metropolis” in the New Territories, covering...

CE proposes Northern Metropolis in policy address

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has proposed developing a metropolis in northern New Territories in her policy address on Wednesday to provide more land for housing and business development. With an area of some 300 square kilometres, the proposed Northern Metropolis covers the Yuen Long and North districts. It encompasses current...