Saturday, November 28, 2015   

Ombudsman criticizes Buildings Dept
(01-23 11:56)

The Ombudsman has criticized the Buildings Department's handling of illegal structure cases involving government officials and legislators.
From 2011, the Department set up "special procedures" for priority handling of so-called celebrity cases.
But after a direct investigation, the Ombudsman, Alan Lai Nin, said the Department was inefficient in taking enforcement actions -- such as issuing warning letters or removal orders -- against offending cases. --RTHK   
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Leung Kwok-hung ejected from Legco lunch (11-27 16:18)
ATV exec Ip Ka-po convicted over delayed staff pay (11-27 16:17)
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