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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Heung Yee Kuk leader backs idea of country park flats

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong and Gary Cheung

    ... of country parks. It would depend on the local context to decide its proportion Lau, chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk, said a review would help the government strike a balance between protecting ... Olga Wong and Gary Cheung Lau Wong-fat urges review of protected areas, saying homes could be built on less ecologically sensitive land to ease city's housing shortage Kuk leader ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Heung Yee Kuk leader faults lack of action on small-house policy

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

    ... Olga Wong and Gary Cheung Rural leader says he is 'disappointed' in Leung administration's failure to discuss review of policy or address New Territories land shortage Kuk chief faults lack of action on small houses Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat expressed disappointment at the lack of action by Leung Chun-ying's administration's on reviewing ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Kuk leader suggests building high-rise to meet village house demands

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... to replace village houses and save land resources. The Heung Yee Kuk chairman likened the idea to the redevelopment of urban villages in Shenzhen where indigenous villagers are allowed to build ... as it served a different planning purpose. "But it's good to hear the Heung Yee Kuk accepted the multi-storey proposal, which will help save land," he said. "They objected ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Developers may get revised guidelines urging clarity on fixed windows

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Olga Wong, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Yen Chow Street West and Yee Kuk Street. Eighty per cent of Trinity's flats keep within the traffic-noise limit of 70dB if all the windows are closed. The URA, in a 2007 letter, promised ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    PLA dismissed inquiry into regaining military land, says Paul Chan Mo-po

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... not bow to pressure from New Territories indigenous villagers on rural development plans. On Friday, one Heung Yee Kuk member Leung Wo-ping warned Chan that villagers would "wrestle ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Private road blocks way to new life for villagers

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... land and access to a new village. Initially banned from using the road by residents of nearby Yuen Kong village, they thought their troubles were over when Heung Yee Kuk leader Lau Wong-fat ... the government and the Heung Yee Kuk that everything had been settled, but now it turns out it's not," Yau Kai-woon, 78, said. "It's all right to live in the temporary houses ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Ex-Tsoi Yuen villagers' HK$500,000 offer for road sees no takers yet

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Ada Lee

    ... in a two-year dispute with Yuen Kong residents, who say the new village will disturb their serenity and demand a maintenance fee for the road. The former Tsoi Yuen residents acted after Heung Yee Kuk ... villagers have offered HK$500,000 to a neighbouring Pat Heung village for access rights to the land where they want to build new homes. But up to last night, it remained in doubt whether their offer ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Rent control would ease burden of poorest, finds family services report

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:58am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... was on food, 36 per cent on rent. "Rent directly affects spending on food for those in private housing," said Joyce Ho Mei-yee from Christian Family Service Centre. Spending ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Use land for flats, not village houses, Hong Kong think tank suggests

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... with the policy which gives indigenous male villagers the right to build their own small houses. But Leung Fuk-yuen, chairman of the Shap Pat Heung rural committee, thought otherwise. "There are more ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Tycoon Lee Shau-kee confident of reaching deal about land transfer

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 03:45pm by Emily Tsang, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... declined his offer of the 63,500 square foot site on Shap Pat Heung Road. He wanted to build more than 1,000 homes, each of 300 square feet, that could be sold to young people for about HK$1 ... Society] could be made in one or two months, or at most two or three months". But Chan Wai-ming, owner of Tin Heung Garden, a 60,000 sq ft farm in Ma Tin Pok village, says his plot ...




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