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Social mobility and wellbeing
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Is Hong Kong ready to address the lonely death crisis?

‘Lonely death’ is a phenomenon that people are disconnected from society, dying alone and unnoticed for a long period of time. As the silver tsunami approaches, Hong Kong may face challenges arising from lonely death, given that the number of elders who are single and living alone is increasing. What kind of social problems will bring to Hong Kong before and after the deaths of lonely elderly? How should the society address the issue?

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Land, housing and infrastructure
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Exploring spatial imagination with 3D city model

In recent years, the Government has expedited the development of digital infrastructure. It includes the ‘3D Planning and Design System’ rolled out by the Planning Department that aims to analyse proposed urban planning projects. 3D planning is still an early-stage technology in Hong Kong. Looking ahead, industry practitioners can use the technology to foster the city’s livability in the future.

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