More temple termites means more money

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 06 April, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 06 April, 2010, 12:00am

The Hung Shing Temple in Ping Shan, Yuen Long, has been closed for emergency repairs after termites were found eating more wooden beams supporting the grade-two historic building. Villagers obtained a HK$1 million repair grant, the maximum amount allowed, from the government to fix a beam but it was recently found more beams had been damaged. They say the grant is inadequate.