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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Heung Yee Kuk to petition, but not protest, outside Legco over park plan

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 04:37pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Rural powerbrokers plan rally in support of motion to keep enclave out of country park Kuk to petition, but not protest, outside Legco Rural powerbrokers the Heung Yee Kuk will rally supporters to surround the Legislative Council building next month in a "marathon-style petition" ahead of a vote on whether an enclave should be folded ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Planners blocked from village in mangrove row

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Ernest Kao

    ... is considered the third-most ecologically important site in Hong Kong. Lam Chu, a spokesman for the community of San Heung, which includes Tai Ho village, said standard practice was for outsiders to contact them via rural powerbrokers the Heung Yee Kuk for permission to enter. "If the [department] wants to visit, we welcome them," he said. "But, from my understanding, they have ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... use without any prior conditions," said Ngau Kwu Long village spokesman Lam Chu. "You can't just take away our land without our consent or compensation." Heung Yee Kuk ... planning rules would ensure government departments give due consideration to conservation if the proposal was approved later this year. But indigenous villagers of the San Heung community, which ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung villagers begin petition ahead of Legco vote on country park

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Sai Kung locals to be joined by 1,000 Heung Yee Kuk members before vote on country park plan Villagers begin petition ahead of key Legco vote Six residents ... to build small houses. A thousand members of influential rural body the Heung Yee Kuk are expected to join them tomorrow, as lawmakers vote on a proposal to exclude the coastal enclave of Tai Long ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Chief secretary in bid to save Tuen Mun landfill plan

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Chief secretary to attend tomorrow's district council meeting to rally support for extension, but Heung Yee Kuk calls for plan's withdrawal Carrie Lam ... to expand a landfill in the area. The extension row deepened yesterday as the Heung Yee Kuk published a statement calling for the withdrawal of the proposal, while the American Chamber of Commerce ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Landfill plans in jeopardy as rural strongman stands firm

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi-fai and Joshua But

    ... of the best options for them. By doing so, it will help avoid the creation of deeper conflicts within the legislature." Lau, chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk, which represents the interests ... Yee Kuk So far, no sign of reconciliation seems to have emerged between the executive and legislative arms of government before funding requests for the Tuen Mun and Ta Kwu Ling landfills ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green council backs new emissions caps challenged by power companies

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... at all or can they be met easily, without putting in much effort?" council member Professor Nora Tam Fung-yee asked. Others asked why greenhouse gases were not among the regulated air ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Walkout chaos at council over Tuen Mun dump extension plan

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 02:15pm by Tanna Chong, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the lawmaker and Heung Yee Kuk chairman said. "Tuen Mun has been injured enough." More than 100 members of various groups concerned about the landfill plan massed outside the council offices ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials accused of failing to help blocked-off Ho Chung village in Sai Kung

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... into the government's handling of fire safety matters in villages. The issue was put into stark focus in 2012, when two brothers, aged seven and eight, died in a blaze in a Pat Heung village house in Yuen Long. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Legco set for battle over inclusion of scenic Sai Kung village in park plan

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 05:07am by Phila Siu

    ... for it to be excluded from the park was passed by lawmakers. The motion, moved by the Heung Yee Kuk lawmaker and passed by a Legislative Council subcommittee on country parks, calls for Tai Long Sai Wan ...




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