Libraries are treasuries of knowledge and culture. We hope officials will not arbitrarily spend taxpayer money on publications that no one reads, but trash others recklessly. Photo: David Wong

Decisions on libraries must be an open book

The Ombudsman found the city’s libraries threw away as refuse or for recycling more than 3.5 million materials over the past six years. But neither the reasons for the disposal or an analysis of the nature of the materials were recorded

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues

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Libraries are treasuries of knowledge and culture. We hope officials will not arbitrarily spend taxpayer money on publications that no one reads, but trash others recklessly. Photo: David Wong
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