Hong Kong government seeks legal advice on leak of confidential data on contentious housing project
Naomi Ng reports:
Hong Kong’s Development Bureau is seeking legal advice on whether a government-commissioned consultancy illegally leaked official data to a private developer involved in a housing development at Wang Chau in Yuen Long.
The planned private development is next to a site set aside for a controversial public housing project.
The revelation comes after authorities slapped a three-month ban on engineering giant Arup from bidding on government projects after it was found to have breached a confidentiality contract.
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