Advocates for open data in Hong Kong says citizens should have easier access to information – SCMP

Advocates for open data in Hong Kong argue that giving citizens greater access to public information will lead to a better society. But it’s not always easy to get hold of facts here, as Elizabeth Choi discovers.

“Open data is a subset of a larger topic, which is open government,” says Douglas Bastien Wai-Chung, one of group’s designated organisers and community manager for leading department store.