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Keeping watch on the largest real estate investment trust in Asia, which manages retail and car-parking facilities in Hong Kong's subsidised estates

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HKT staff taught to cheat Lands Department inspection in leaked recording

It follows a FactWire investigation in March revealing that the telecom giant had for years been misusing its utility facilities for commercial use

A 14-hour journey

In the aftermath of the deadliest bus crash in recent Hong Kong history, bus drivers continue to face low pay and long hours, with ever increasing pressure on their shoulders

HKT found to have skirted land-use restrictions using temporary waivers for 32 years

The revelations come as part of an investigation into misuses of the dozens of telephone exchanges owned by PCCW Group

HKT staff told to ‘tidy up’ before government inspection of telephone exchange

HKT was notified of a government inspection of its Lai Chi Kok Exchange at least five days in advance and had asked staff to ‘tidy up’, raising fresh questions on the effectiveness of lease enforcement by the Lands Department.

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