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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Alley shops sealed off ahead of demolition day

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:26am by Ernest Kao

    ... on the government land since the 1970s, according to the authority. One of the last holdouts was Eric Leung Kam-hung, owner of the 30-year-old Kok Chai Bird Shop, the last person selling racing pigeons in Hong Kong. More than 20 of his prized birds were taken away by the department yesterday- their fates uncertain. Leung is convinced they are to be culled by the Agriculture Fisheries ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    We'll fight to the end, Kwun Tong traders say as eviction looms

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 04:46pm by Ernest Kao

    ... and agreed to move. Leung said he was given the money and promised a site in Mong Kok's Yuen Po Street Bird Garden. But he has been refused a new licence to sell pigeons because of avian flu ... Chai Bird Store. He expects Food and Environmental Health Department officials to arrive on his doorstep at any time to shut him down. Along with half a dozen neighbours, traders and pigeon ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kwun Tong renewal plan hits squatter trouble

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... I have successfully bid for a stall at the bird garden in Mong Kok Pigeon seller Leung Kam-hung But a barber in his 80s, a hawker renting storage space and a seller of cow's organs were ... even though I have successfully bid for a stall at the bird garden in Mong Kok," lamented pigeon seller Leung Kam-hung, who said he might now refuse to leave. Hawker Chan Chi-yung, who ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build a ‘parkland city’ in Lantau South: Akers-Jones

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung and Olga Wong

    ... that support a variety of butterflies and birds. While rare plants flourish on the slopes of Lantau Peak, the island has provided roosting and feeding places for many rare wild animals, including ...

  5. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Qianhai special zone architect Patrick Lau plans water and greenery for pedestrians

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... wetland habitats will be created to attract birds and insects. "Rain gardens" will help retain storm water for irrigation and link buildings within the districts. The channels ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Visitors urged to tread lightly in newly famous Lung Mei beach

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... beach works project as planned". Green groups fear the development will upset the ecology and harm the estimated 200 marine and bird species in the area. The groups held a "Save Lung ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chief executive Leung angers activists by backing man-made beach

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... beach will wipe out more than 200 marine and bird species which inhabit the shore. "I want to say the project has top-level support in the government," undersecretary for environment ...

  8. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Tianjin's explosive growth carries social cost

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... was not "sustainable". Tianjin resident Tong Zhengqiu, 68, walks with his caged pet bird in a park along the Haihe River almost every day. Across the river stand the six-star St Regis hotel, luxury apartments ...



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