MTR Corp chairman Frederick Ma speaks at a press conference on recent scandals on August 7. Photo: Felix Wong
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

MTR scandal brings low Hong Kong’s arrogant ‘tyranny of experts’

Alice Wu says the MTR chairman, the transport minister and the pro-Beijing bloc have all promoted a ‘cult of expertise’ to avoid accountability for the shoddy construction work on the Sha Tin-Central link, but this scandal has demonstrated that even technicians can fail

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MTR Corp chairman Frederick Ma speaks at a press conference on recent scandals on August 7. Photo: Felix Wong
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