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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Non-indigenous villagers lose out in compensation for loss of their homes

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com They may be native, but they're not 'indigenous' Villagers in the northeastern New Territories say their ancestors settled the flat, arable land as early as 1900, according to local records. But that doesn't meet the legal definition of indigenous village established when the government launched its small-house policy: one that existed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548175/non-indigenous-villagers-lose-out-compensation-loss-their-homes
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Indigenous villagers threaten Sai Kung resident for objecting to building plan

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 06:42am by Johnny Tam, Stuart Lau

    ... by indigenous villagers after lodging a supposedly confidential objection to plans by one of them to build a house. The resident, who was assisted in lodging the objection by planning activist Paul ... objection against the small house application," a notice posted outside the villager's home said. "It makes all indigenous villagers... extremely angry." Zimmerman, who did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1361609/indigenous-villagers-threaten-sai-kung-resident-objecting-building
  3. Indigenous villagers struggling to get small house with shortage of land

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... There appear to be elements in Hong Kong trying to create divisions between indigenous villagers and city dwellers. There are many ethnic groups in China and we indigenous villagers ... an indigenous villager living on Hong Kong Island. I moved to the city because of my wife's job and my daughter's schooling. The transport links were obviously better in the urban area. I have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005572/indigenous-villagers-struggling-get-small-house-shortage-land
  4. Basic Law protects village-house rights of New Territories' indigenous residents

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... additional requirements. In his book Hong Kong Metamorphosis Bray declared the policy a success and that if some indigenous villagers 'have made money out of the policy, I do not grudge ... of a 99-year lease agreement with China. The indigenous residents were not consulted on this agreement and, when the British hoisted their flag in Tai Po in 1899, they rebelled. The rebellion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985945/basic-law-protects-village-house-rights-new-territories-indigenous-residents
  5. Indigenous villagers owe $51m in unpaid rent

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The government is owed $51 million in unpaid rent and rates from indigenous villagers in the New Territories who either don't understand the law or claim they cannot ... Rent (Assessment and Collection) Ordinance, enacted in 1997, provides for the assessment and collection of government rent, after the handover, for indigenous villagers. The law says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492067/indigenous-villagers-owe-51m-unpaid-rent
  6. Some Sai Kung village voters are accused of false indigenous claim

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... said complaints had been lodged alleging that some voters in Nga Yiu Tau village in Shap Sz Heung, Sai Kung, had wrongly claimed they were indigenous villagers. Mr Tse appealed to Justice Woo ... on August 17, indigenous villagers - those who can trace their roots back to 1898 - will elect one representative, while the general community will choose another. The elections, which follow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/422291/some-sai-kung-village-voters-are-accused-false-indigenous-claim
  7. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Planning board shrinks zones for village houses in country-park enclaves

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 05:27pm by Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Cove Country Park near border town Sha Tau Kok, were cut by nearly 40 per cent- from 4.12 to 2.48 hectares. The two areas that have been rezoned in that village are now green-belt land, which cannot be developed unless there is an overriding social need. But Michael Lau Wai-neng, from WWF-Hong Kong, said the area zoned for housing in So Lo Pun was still too big. "The village has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546626/planning-board-shrinks-zones-village-houses-country-park-enclaves
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Upholding tradition in the old clan villages

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Clan-do spirit lives onin ancestral villages Raymond Leung Ping-wa knows a thing or two about Hong Kong traditions. He spent two years exploring the old ... of the Conservancy Association Centre for Heritage, cites a few villages- Ping Shan in Yuen Long and Sheung Shui Heung among them- where traditional rituals are still practised. "Families who want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1141148/upholding-tradition-old-clan-villages
  9. News - Hong Kong

    New Territories villagers fear way of life will be lost with homes

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:27pm by Ernest Kao

    ... generation, but what about our homes?” Li Yin-fong, who has lived in Kwu Tung North for some 20 years, asked. She is baffled as to why nearby indigenous villages- established before 1898- and the 170-hectare Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling escaped inclusion in the plans. Unlike indigenous villagers shielded by rural interest groups under the powerful and moneyed Heung Yee Kuk, Li says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536079/new-territories-villagers-fear-way-life-will-be-lost-homes
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Sha Tin resident in court bid to have Che Kung Temple site returned to villagers

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Legal bid to have temple site returned to villagers A Sha Tin resident wants the government to return legal title of the Che Kung Temple site to indigenous villagers. Lee Wai-ping claims in a High Court writ that the government is holding the site in trust. He is seeking to reclaim the land on which the current temple sits. It was built in 1992 on a Tai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537160/sha-tin-resident-court-bid-have-che-kung-temple-site-returned

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