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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New Territories residents rush to declare illegal structures

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... may deter some villagers, who would be displaced if their homes were pulled down. Lawyer Lam Kwok-cheong said the kuk, which represents the interests of indigenous New Territories residents ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com With deadline looming, 500 New Territories owners disclose low-risk additions to homes in one week, but most still in wait-and-see mode Villagers rush ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sai Wan villagers dig in to oppose incorporation into Sai Kung East Country Park

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Inhabitants of Tai Long Wan hamlet threaten to take protest to offices of 'shameless' government Villagers dig in over country park plan Villagers have ... from Sai Wan village, which would become part of Sai Kung East Country Park, shaved their heads in protest. The three were village head Lai Yan, his brother Lai Kwan, and Thomas Lai, a villager ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    CY Leung insists housing policy won't cause property crash

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by TONY CHEUNG AND LAUREN HO

    ... will soon run out of land for these three-storey houses." In place since 1972, the policy allows male indigenous villagers to build three-storey houses. Official data show nearly half ... for 40 years," he said. "This is a complex issue as many small houses are scattered in different villages. The government needs to study its development potential including different ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Yuen Long landlords barred from their own property

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... way," the mother of a 15-year-old daughter said. Yeung was named the administrator of two plots of land in Shek Tong village left by her late father. But the estate has proved more a headache ... owns most of the land in Shek Tong, though it has become a squatters' area for non-indigenous inhabitants. Yeung, who does not live there, has seen her fair share of the intruders' ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New site for public flats in Tai Po overlaps SHKP project

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 04:33am by FANNY FUNG

    ... 1,144 flats on 1.97 hectares along Chung Nga Road, to the west of Hong Chi Pinehill Village, under the administration's original blueprint to develop eight sites providing both public ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Country park plan may face judicial review

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Rural body says it was ignored as it prepares to fight inclusion of village in rural reserve Country park plan may face judicial review A Heung Yee Kuk-linked ... learned that the chief executive and the Executive Council have approved draft maps that incorporate Sai Wan village into the Sai Kung East Country Park, nearly three years after a public uproar ...

  7. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Haining breaks new ground in land reform

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... is collectively owned by farmers in the villages. Theoretically, the villas and houses built on the rural land are not marketable owing to the land's collective ownership nature. The government has ... the reform, but it is understood that initially farmers at a limited number of villages would be allowed to sell houses to developers or urban residents freely. "This will be a drastic reform ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Gangs encroaching across the New Territories

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Gangs of land grabbers are everywhere in New Territories villages, occupying other people's property by taking advantage of ambiguous boundaries, a rural strongman in Yuen Long says. Leung Fuk-yuen, chairman of the Shap Pat Heung rural committee, said although he sympathised with property owners in Shek Tong village, where the land situation was seemingly slipping ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New Territories housing proposal may tee off Fanling golfers

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... unveiled on Thursday. Chan was referring to the 170-hectare golf course run by the Hong Kong Golf Club, which villagers say is a better choice for development than their homes. They threatened ...

  10. Business - Money - PROPERTY

    Long-time Lamma residents feel pinch of rising rents

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... surround Karen Carmen in her Sha Po village flat on Lamma Island. Faced with a rent increase from HK$18,000 to HK$23,000 a month, she has had to search for a new home. However, when she started scouting around at the property agencies, she was shocked by the prices. "I found a place in a village I used to live in and less than two years ago, rent for a 700 sq ft apartment ...




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