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Lantau residents, NGOs seethe over stacked consultation

Is it a public consultation when the public is not invited?

Local residents and NGOs are still fuming over their exclusion from a public consultation on Hong Kong long-term development plans – the latest in a series of steps that appear to be aimed at limiting criticism of the East Lantau Metropolis (ELM) project.

Randy Yu (fifth from right), rural committee leaders and officials at the March 22 forum

The plan to build an new retail, commercial and housing hub on 1000 hectares of sea reclamation off Lantau, with MTR and freeway links between Mui Wo and Central, could cost as much as HK$400 billion.

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