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  1. Challenge for Heung Yee Kuk chief in village elections

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Two indigenous villagers entered the race for leadership of Lung Kwu Tan, after influential Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat indicated he might step down as the head ... to comment yesterday. As a justice of the peace, Lau will still be eligible to stay as the Heung Yee Kuk chairman even if he does not contest rural elections. Kent Lau, a first-time contender, would ...

  2. The plots thicken

    Posted Oct 17th 2010, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer English teachers: when next you need to define 'conflict of interest' to local students, use just three short words: Lau Wong-fat. As head of the Heung Yee Kuk, Lau (right) is the middle man between New Territories villagers and the government. While fighting for his people's rights, Lau has found time to lay his hands on a lot of his own terra firma. He ...

  3. Tsoi Yuen villagers' last stand before the bulldozers move in

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... might buy land from Lau Wong-fat, chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk, who owns land in the New Territories. But Lau, who has been liaising with the government on the villagers' behalf over ...

  4. Let us have a new village, rail-link protesters say

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... officials said they would discuss with villagers how their proposals could be implemented. Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat has been looking for a plot that is both spacious and cheap enough ... Chun-heung said they would compromise if the government offered them the benefits farmers were entitled to. 'We are all descended from farmers anyway,' Ko said. The bureau said earlier ...

  5. Kuk banquet wins Guinness record

    Posted Mar 17th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A Heung Yee Kuk-organised pun choi (big bowl feast) banquet attended by more than 14,000 people last year has won a place in the Guinness World Records for the largest such gathering, the Kuk said yesterday. Last month, Guinness World Records sent Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat a certificate confirming the banquet- in which 14,459 guests dined at about 1,600 tables- had ...

  6. school news

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Heung Yee Kuk Tai Po District Secondary School The week of October 25 was a busy one for students at New Territories Heung Yee Kuk Tai Po District Secondary School. It was English Week ...

  7. Villagers set for final stand against eviction

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... the Heung Yee Kuk to mediate, and the deadline was extended until yesterday. A government spokesman said all statutory procedures for the eviction operation had been taken and all the affected lots ...

  8. Flying finish to physics lesson

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Jocelyn Wong

    ... 13, from New Territories Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School. Her artwork was based on the intangible nature of dreams. Jocelyn is a Young Post intern ...

  9. school news

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and tremendous effort that students, parents and teachers had put into the show, making it such a great multi-cultural success. NT Heung Yee Kuk Tai Po District Secondary School December 11 was Open Day at NT Heung Yee Kuk Tai Po District Secondary School. This important annual occasion is when the school showcases its achievements and successes for students who are thinking of applying to join ...

  10. Villagers set to fight removal

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... It is understood the government will build a road connecting Tsoi Yuen village's new neighbourhood at nearby Pat Heung with the Tai Lam Tunnel. Tsoi Yuen villagers agreed to forfeit their election rights for the community's representative on the Heung Yee Kuk advisory body in exchange for the landowners' signature on their deal. But no deal has been sealed so far and the clock ...




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