Lisa Kuo Yu-chin

Tang and wife in court over alleged illegal basement

Lisa Kuo and Henry Tang face the media. Photo: Felix Wong

Henry Tang Ying-yen pledged support for his wife yesterday as she appeared in court over alleged breaches of buildings regulations in relation to a basement in their Kowloon Tong home.

Thursday, 25 April, 2013, 5:13am

How to prosecute the Tang illegal basement case?

The latest catch.

We've been brooding over the charges that Henry Tang Ying-yen's wife, Lisa Kuo Yu-chin, is due to face in respect of the illegal basement. She has been charged in connection with building works being carried out without the approval and consent of the Buildings Department, which carries a maximum penalty of two years' imprisonment and a fine of HK$400,000.

14 Mar 2013 - 7:47am

Henry Tang: I will support wife during illegal basement case

Failed chief executive candidate Henry Tang. Photo: KY Cheng

Failed chief executive contender Henry Tang Ying-yen promised to accompany his wife - who was charged over an illegal basement at their home - to court, when the case is heard on March 13.

Tang, who was appointed to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) a month ago, hinted that his family is "prepared" for any outcome of the trial.

2 Mar 2013 - 3:52am 11 comments

Henry Tang promises to support wife in court over illegal basement

Henry Tang Ying-yen speaks to reporters at Chek Lap Kok airport before travelling to Beijing as a newly appointed member of the CPPCC. Photo: KY Cheng

Failed chief executive candidate and former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen promised on Friday to accompany his wife to court on March 13 when she faces a charge of having an illegal basement in their Kowloon Tong home.

1 Mar 2013 - 7:59pm 2 comments

Digging deep for some illegal space

Henry Tang Ying-yen's house in Kowloon Tong. Photo: David Wong

Is the illegal giant basement found under the home of former chief executive candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen and his wife in Kowloon Tong an exception, the result of the couple's greed for space despite their already huge luxury home?

18 Feb 2013 - 1:55am 2 comments

Henry Tang's wife charged over illegal basement

Tang and his wife. Photo: Nora Tam

A Buildings Department spokesman confirmed yesterday that the probe into the 2,250 sq ft basement at the house at 7 York Road, Kowloon Tong, had been completed and a summons issued on February 9.

17 Feb 2013 - 5:23am 8 comments