A public housing project proposed on a 3.8-hectare brownfield site in Wang Chau in Yuen Long owned by rural strongman Tsang Shu-wo was taken back by the government after opposition from rural leadersThe spotlight is fully on the Wang Chau project after lawmaker-elect Eddie Chu Hoi-dick’s campaign over the past weeks to draw public attention to the plight of Yuen Long villagers it will displace. 14SEP16 SCMP /Photo: Edward Wong

Tough questions for all those involved in Hong Kong’s Wang Chau housing saga

Three of city’s top officials and rural leader said to have stood in project’s way need to clarify their roles

Topic |   Wang Chau housing saga

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A public housing project proposed on a 3.8-hectare brownfield site in Wang Chau in Yuen Long owned by rural strongman Tsang Shu-wo was taken back by the government after opposition from rural leadersThe spotlight is fully on the Wang Chau project after lawmaker-elect Eddie Chu Hoi-dick’s campaign over the past weeks to draw public attention to the plight of Yuen Long villagers it will displace. 14SEP16 SCMP /Photo: Edward Wong
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