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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Kuk judicial review threat over country park plan

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee and Sandy Li

    ... Ada Lee and Sandy Li Concern group accuses the government of breaking promise to preserve private enclaves Kuk judicial review threat over country park plan A Heung Yee Kuk concern group ... owner. Mo, a member of the kuk's executive council, said yesterday his group was discussing with lawyers the possible grounds for a review and details had yet to be drafted. But the general ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Deadline in threat to block traffic

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:17am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... at a Heung Yee Kuk event two weeks ago. An alliance of activist groups meanwhile has filed more than 10,000 submissions to the board opposing the plan, which covers 612 hectares of land and includes ... living in the squatter areas affected by the plan. But Kwu Tung South residents say it should offer them HK$2 million or provide land in their neighbourhood for new houses. Tsang said Heung Yee ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Thousands threaten to 'occupy tunnel' over Sheung Shui village compensation demands

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... over its plans to demolish homes to make way for a new town. Kwu Tung South Village representative Tsang Kar-sun aired grievances on behalf of his non-indigenous residents at a Heung Yee Kuk ... of breaking the law to protest against government wrongdoing." The threat is the latest development in a series of rows between the government and rural forces. Last week, kuk executive committee ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Village zones in country park enclaves must shrink: planners

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... Ordinance, requires rezoning and a public consultation. Heung Yee Kuk executive member Li Yiu-ban, who has represented villages in the enclaves, said the village zones were not big enough ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    No legal barrier to making 'small houses' bigger, HKU law dean says

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Stuart Lau

    ... changed or removed, as suggested by Lau in an interview with the Post in September. Lau, chairman of the powerful rural body the Heung Yee Kuk, suggested the government study the example ... involving "tonnes of papers"- for a lawsuit. The kuk claims the entitlement is covered by a clause of the Basic Law protecting indigenous rights. But Chan said "any policy can ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Plover Cove country park expansion could lead to showdown

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 03:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... are at play". Such a proposal will almost certainly raise the ire of the Heung Yee Kuk, the rural affairs body that represents the rights of villagers. "The last thing officials want is a direct confrontation with the Heung Yee Kuk, which will make sure it won't lose even a single enclave," Hau said. A further 160 hectares in six enclaves are deemed unsuitable to be folded ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Villagers vow to fight on despite key Legco defeat over country park plan

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:45am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... chiefs and their supporters vowed to carry on their fight inside and outside the courts. A majority of Legco members voted against an amendment to the bill tabled by Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Lawmakers vote down motion to keep enclave out of park; kuk chief says rule of law 'shaken' Villagers vow to fight on despite key Legco ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Yuen Long villagers block Lee Shau-kee's charity housing project

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by FANNY FUNG

    ... on the 20,000 sq ft Tin Heung Garden on Shap Pat Heung Road for two decades, stood in front of a car from the developer's side. About 60 people supporting the farmer, including university students ... of the developer. Elsa Ko, a member of the Ma Tin Pok Village Concern Group and one of Chan's supporters, said the developer had offered several sites in Ngau Tam Mei and Pat Heung but they were ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New Territories villagers drown out country park activists at Legco rally

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:27pm by Ernest Kao

    ... national flags, they were expressing support for Heung Yee Kuk lawmaker Lau Wong-fat's bid to have the Tai Long Sai Wan enclave excluded from a plan to fold it into a country park. Hours later ... They had come from more than 27 villages across Hong Kong, some as far away as Sheung Shui, Fanling, Pat Heung, Yuen Long and Lantau Island. "If Lau's motion fails, there is still ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lantau development advisers urged to disclose all potential conflicts of interests

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat. Sino has a development in Mui Wo and runs a heritage hotel in Tai O, he said. Meanwhile, the committee plans to visit western Pearl River Delta cities ...




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