(From the left) Director of housing Stanley Ying, Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam and director of water supplies Enoch Lam attend a press conference on the commission of inquiry’s report. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong bureaucrats’ response to report on lead-tainted water is buck-passing at its finest

Alice Wu says ‘systemic failure’ is just an excuse allowing officials to escape blame for the scandal. Sadly, this refusal to be accountable will only breed public cynicism

Topic |   Hong Kong's tainted water scare

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(From the left) Director of housing Stanley Ying, Secretary for Transport and Housing Anthony Cheung, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam and director of water supplies Enoch Lam attend a press conference on the commission of inquiry’s report. Photo: Sam Tsang
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