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  1. In the spotlight

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Heung Yee Kuk chief Lau Wong-fat was widely criticised for failing to disclose more than half of the 724 units of land and property in his portfolio, demonstrating once again that the rich get ...

  2. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... We hope to put up a hard fight in court Lam Kwok-cheong on the Heung Yee Kuk's plan to challenge the government crackdown against illegal structures This is completely unfair. I urge the government to release my parents The daughter of disabled activist Ni Yulan (above) after her parents were sentenced to jail The heavy human and economic costs of the crisis underscore the importance ...

  3. Quotes of the week

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong-fat, leader of rural affairs body the Heung Yee Kuk, in an overture to officials for talks on the small-house policy My wife is not well... sometimes she gets emotional and confused The husband ...

  4. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Jan 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk and newly appointed Executive Council member, after drawing the most inauspicious stick on the city's behalf in a Taoist temple during the Lunar New Year holiday ...

  5. Demolition protest

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a key Heung Yee Kuk member and a Yuen Long district councillor, has repeatedly applied for short-term tenancy on government land. But each application has been rejected because the Agriculture, ... a bully,' said Leung Fuk-yuen, one of two park owners and chairman of the Shap Pat Heung Rural Committee. Leung's 12,000-square-metre park, which goes into Tai Lam Country Park, has occupied ...

  6. Kuk seeks solution to estate problem

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a four-year-old court ruling on the New Territories tradition of inheritance down the male line. Heung Yee Kuk has criticised the government for not alerting it earlier to the ruling, which outlawed the practice of posthumous adoption under which the property of men who died without wills or male heirs could be claimed by other male relatives such as nephews. Kuk executive Lam Kwok-cheong said ...

  7. Bullying claims a cause for concern

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Heung Yee Kuk, which represents indigenous villagers, that they are barred from standing because they live in temporary housing after being evicted. To avoid trouble, some aspiring candidates ... lived in Hong Kong for three years can stand for election after securing the nominations required. The response from kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat provides little comfort. He saw no need ...

  8. Happy to help out

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh It was a happy day for Yvonne Leung Yin-fong when she volunteered to play with a group of mentally disabled children- and capture the event on camera. 'When I saw the huge smiles on the children's faces, I realised happiness is a very simple thing,' said the 15-year-old from New Territories Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School after taking ...

  9. Ban rethink

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to seize poultry from backyard farmers and those who keep poultry at home. February 17: Heung Yee Kuk vows to seek a judicial review of the government's ban on backyard poultry. February 24: ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... domestic abuse Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat urged Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to allocate more resources to building leisure and cultural facilities in rural areas in an attempt ... councillors with a score of 58.9 out of 100. He is followed by tourism chief Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee (57); Federation of Trade Unions president Cheng Yiu-tong (49.8); Executive Council convenor ...




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