10 May 2018

HKT staff taught to cheat Lands Department inspection in leaked recording

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HKT staff taught to cheat Lands Department inspection in leaked recording

10 May 2018

In an audio recording leaked to FactWire, an HKT manager is heard admitting that some offices in Ngau Tau Kok Engineering Centre were knowingly operating in violation of lease conditions, before telling her staff to remove incriminating items ahead of a visit yesterday by Lands Department officers

CCTV captures suspicious wetland blaze despite police ‘insufficient storage’ claim

24 April 2018

CCTV footage has emerged of the moment a suspicious fire broke out and ripped through a dock and a boat at the Nam Sang Wai wetland in early April, following a spate of suspected arson attacks targeted at the conservation area in Yuen Long, New Territories

A 14-hour journey

12 April 2018

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

Photos reveal kindergarten’s knowledge of injuries four months before five-year-old’s death

27 March 2018

A Hong Kong kindergarten attended by a five-year-old who reportedly died after being found unconscious at home was aware of multiple bruises suffered by the girl months before her tragic death, according to photos taken by teachers and obtained by FactWire

9 out of 12 electrical cable samples from major brands in Hong Kong fail fire test

23 January 2018

More samples of fire-resistant electrical cables used in Hong Kong buildings have failed fire safety tests, following FactWire’s revelation last April that samples from a public housing estate also fell short of international standards

CCTV shows pro-democracy election hopeful being chased into alley moments before alleged attack

11 January 2018

FactWire has obtained CCTV footage showing pro-democracy election hopeful Tommy Cheung Sau-yin being chased by two men moments before his alleged attack in Tai Wai on Monday night

Computer crashes persist for Hong Kong’s new air traffic system amid warning of imminent disaster in India

9 November 2017

Some workstations for Hong Kong’s glitch-prone air traffic management system have required additional reboots in about 20 occasions – most during peak hours – since April, according to sources

Masked man resembling allegedly kidnapped Democrat left Portland Street alone, CCTV footage shows

22 August 2017

CCTV footage appears to contradict democracy activist Howard Lam's own version of events in his alleged kidnapping by Chinese agents

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