The controversy over the museum erupted last December when Carrie Lam, then chief secretary, announced a surprise HK$3.5 billion deal with Beijing to create a Hong Kong version of the Palace Museum at the West Kowloon Cultural District. Photo: Sam Tsang
The controversy over the museum erupted last December when Carrie Lam, then chief secretary, announced a surprise HK$3.5 billion deal with Beijing to create a Hong Kong version of the Palace Museum at the West Kowloon Cultural District. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s graft-buster to investigate Carrie Lam over museum deal, lawmaker says

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The controversy over the museum erupted last December when Carrie Lam, then chief secretary, announced a surprise HK$3.5 billion deal with Beijing to create a Hong Kong version of the Palace Museum at the West Kowloon Cultural District. Photo: Sam Tsang
The controversy over the museum erupted last December when Carrie Lam, then chief secretary, announced a surprise HK$3.5 billion deal with Beijing to create a Hong Kong version of the Palace Museum at the West Kowloon Cultural District. Photo: Sam Tsang
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