Under the Buildings Department’s current system, the installation or removal of a bracket for an air conditioner is a minor renovation that does not require prior approval. Photo: Sam Tsang

Buildings Department’s minor works submission procedure trips up law-abiding contractors

Topic |   Law

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Under the Buildings Department’s current system, the installation or removal of a bracket for an air conditioner is a minor renovation that does not require prior approval. Photo: Sam Tsang
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In Hong Kong, tycoons have grown richer while flats have become smaller and less affordable. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong property tycoons, who are closing ranks against protesters, are complicit in the current crisis

  • A previous generation of students protested against ‘tycoon hegemony’. However, successive Hong Kong governments have maintained the status quo, allowing property developers to grow richer and housing to become more expensive
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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In Hong Kong, tycoons have grown richer while flats have become smaller and less affordable. Photo: AFP
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