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  1. 'Eco-cultural' park planned for wetlands

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... as a gateway plaza. At the waterfront, a piazza would be created as an extension of the market and provide space for shops and restaurants. A former police station would become a restaurant and gallery ... Shan to eight minutes, saving five minutes and relieving traffic congestion on weekends, Yuen Long District Council chairman Leung Che-cheung said. Lau Fau Shan Chamber of Commerce ...

  2. New Territories business centre on government drawing board

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... to urban areas and the completion of the Western Corridor and Deep Bay Link in December 2005, Hung Shui Kiu would be well served by rail and road and become a gateway between Hong Kong ... Under the consolidated approach, the entire former Kai Tak airport site would be developed by 2020. As the conventional central business district would be the focus of development, redevelopment ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New Territories residents rush to declare illegal structures

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Party district councillor Au Chun-wah told a Tai Po district council meeting yesterday, reflecting concerns the scheme was a ruse for officials to collect evidence. "But I'm thinking ... inspecting nine villages with 2,400 houses. The department had received only 300 submissions of less risky structures by last month, director Au Choi-kai said. Some district councillors who are rural ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Two villagers in Hong Kong face trial over illegally-built fourth floor at their home

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by ADA

    ... Dozens of villagers filled the court yesterday and a Sheung Shui District Rural Committee leader, Hau Chi-keung, said the two had not hired a lawyer "because they did nothing wrong, so ...


    Tin Shui Wai, where hawkers help brighten up grim lives

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... his wife and two daughters before ending his own life. Spurred on by this incident and the many cases of crime and domestic abuse being reported in the district, the authorities have since ... said. District councillor Luk Chung-hung adds: "Having an authorised hawker market will mean residents can work in jobs other than as a waiter, janitor or security guard... It's worth ...

  6. City Digest

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Court cuts activists' jail terms to fines on appeal The two-week jail terms for activists Chow Nok-hang, 27, and Wong Hin-wai, 23, for disorderly conduct were replaced on appeal yesterday by fines of HK$2,000 and HK$3,000 respectively. Members of the ...

  7. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    HK developers retain appetite for land banks

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Interest shown in site near Yuen Long MTR station seems to defy latest cooling measures Developers have not lost appetite for land banks Sixteen developers yesterday expressed interest in a residential site on the north side ...

  8. Home ownership plan for Mai Po flats project

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A developer has taken the unusual step of suggesting that up to 624 apartments in a residential project it is planning to build in a wildlife-rich wetland be sold as home-ownership scheme flats. Under a proposal for the site ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Owners of leisure park in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, ordered to shut down restaurant

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Rural strongman Leung Fuk-yuen, his brother and his Tai Tong Lychee Valley park were at the centre of a new land-use row yesterday after a court ordered the closure of a restaurant run by the park. The restaurant, at the foot of a hill in Yuen Long where ...

  10. Villagers' protest crossed the line

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... There is a clear line between the right to protest and obstruction of the law. Villagers in Yuen Long violated it on Monday while protecting illegal structures in a rural leader's commercial recreation park in the Tai Tong Lychee Valley, part of whic ...




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