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  1. Heung Yee Kuk chief plays peacemaker in village row

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng and Tanna Chong Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat tried to act as peacemaker yesterday amid government criticism of an angry protest by villagers on Monday against the crackdown ... of the kuk, said it would convene a general assembly on Tuesday. 'The chairman will appeal to villagers to calm down,' Lam said, adding that there would be a statement to clarify ...

  2. Feast day

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... About 5,000 people enjoy a traditional pun choi feast featuring fish, meat and vegetables at the Tsuen Wan Sha Tsui Road Playground. The event was sponsored by the Heung Yee Kuk to mark its 32nd council. Guests included Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing and the deputy director of the central government's liaison office ...

  3. Opening up the New Territories is just the first step, critics say

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong The government's proposal to open up the border areas in the New Territories should be seen as just a beginning, the Heung Yee Kuk and the chairman of a chamber of commerce in the area said yesterday. An executive councillor of the kuk, Alfred Lam Kwok-cheung, said the rural advisory body had been lobbying the government on the issue for several years. ...

  4. Public Eye

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to register their illegal structures. We will then expect the same five-year amnesty that Lam has given NT villagers. If she can kowtow to the thuggish demands of Heung Yee Kuk leaders she can kowtow ... Territories overlord, whatever. Simply put, Heung Yee Kuk top boss Lau Wong-fat is a powerful person who has the ear of Beijing. He is now using that clout to demand that NT villagers be above the law ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Apr 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... freedom rose by nine percentage points. The credibility rating dropped from 6.08 to 5.72 on a scale of 10. Kuk fears monopoly in poultry trade Members of the Heung Yee Kuk fear a proposed central ...

  7. Plenty of prosperity and harmony coming HK's way

    Posted Feb 20th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Dennis Eng, Klaudia Lee

    ... Dennis Eng, Klaudia Lee and Danny Mok Thousands of worshippers flocked to Che Kung Temple in Sha Tin yesterday, the second day of the Lunar New Year, to pray for good fortune and prosperity. And Hong Kong can expect a year of steady growth after the chairman of the Heung Yee Kuk, Liberal Party legislator Lau Wong-fat, drew a fortune stick at the Taoist temple that predicted ...

  8. Bureau must explain why it's replacing a policy that works with a witch-hunt

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Heung Yee Kuk about how to represent their constituents' interests ('Less legal action over NT buildings', June 2). The social impact of such a huge number of unnecessary ...

  9. Plea for swift action to clear buildings mess

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Suen Ming-yeung have already been found to have unauthorised structures on properties. Business leaders and politicians have been similarly exposed. Meanwhile, some members of the Heung Yee Kuk, the powerful rural body, threatened to take to the streets in protest at the government's 'forced demolition' of their illegal structures. The members, mostly from Yuen ...

  10. After the campaign, little has changed

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of the Heung Yee Kuk, and Ma Fung-kwok, of the New Century Forum. Canto-pop stars provided entertainment, and also on the stage was a group of people from different walks of life- an athlete, a real ...




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