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  1. Girl swept to death by swollen river

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Dennis Chong

    ... by floodwaters at Tai Hang Tsuen in Tai Po, an indigenous village across from Hong Lok Yuen. About 40 rescuers arrived on the scene within four minutes, according to the Fire Services Department. ... Dennis Chong, Agnes Lam and Joshua But 15-year-old drowns near Tai Po village A 15-year-old girl was swept to her death yesterday in a swollen Tai Po river after visiting her boyfriend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644812/girl-swept-death-swollen-river
  2. talk back

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the Sai Kung District Lands Office, fuelled in part by the never-satisfied greed of so-called indigenous villagers who have long since left the territory. I look forward to the next development ... to the stream, of which six are owned by indigenous villagers living overseas. Are these new plots allocated to the villagers? If so, are the houses built on these plots not supposed to be occupied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/442691/talk-back
  3. Fung shui payouts must not be a closed book

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... traditional rites of indigenous villagers, and as such, protected by the Basic Law. Those traditions have to be respected. Public works like railways, roads, drainage and flood barriers are necessary, ... HK$72 million being given to geomancers and religious practitioners, contractors and village chiefs for just five minor works projects over a decade. We do not know how much more has been spent. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732109/fung-shui-payouts-must-not-be-closed-book
  4. Poll-obsessed officials at fault, analysts say

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... year.' Typhoon Morakot should cause all island residents to rethink what disasters can involve, Professor Lin said. 'For example, indigenous villagers should realise that mountain areas ... has been punished for the slow pace of repairs. Politicians from both major camps were busy cultivating voter bases, she said. 'Evacuating thousands of villagers in the mountains ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690023/poll-obsessed-officials-fault-analysts-say
  5. Out and about

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... and village powerbrokers over an ancestral grave's re-siting. With sadly typical New Territories-indigenous-villager siu hei (small-minded pettiness), a newly built heritage trail was shut ... ancestral halls at Ping Shan were extensively restored in the early 90s. Better conservation of Ping Shan's built heritage was not a localised desire- as the villagers would like the world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655159/out-and-about
  6. Ma takes no chances though typhoon fears ease

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ma on Saturday called on thousands of people living in indigenous villages in mountainous parts of Taitung to move away from the hazardous areas. 'Please don't let me be subjected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694539/ma-takes-no-chances-though-typhoon-fears-ease
  7. Clan upset at finding village land in park

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Wong clan from So Lo Pun in the northern New Territories is looking for answers. Plots of private farmland and ruined houses in their deserted village have fallen within a country park without their knowledge. The indigenous villagers discovered the change recently when they studied an interim zoning plan imposed by the Town Planning Board two months ago to control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/730478/clan-upset-finding-village-land-park
  8. River king fights flow of progress

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 100 metres away from where Dr Maxwell wades among the crabs and fish, an indigenous villager has applied to build a new house on abandoned agricultural land. This will mean a concrete bridge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444413/river-king-fights-flow-progress
  9. Yukon wilderness a sight to behold in all seasons

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... to one of the largest Native American populations. Many First Nations, organisations that represent indigenous people, are established in towns and villages. If time is limited, the most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461462/yukon-wilderness-sight-behold-all-seasons
  10. Villagers get full access rights to private road

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Displaced Tsoi Yuen villagers will get permanent access to their new homes at Yuen Kong Tsuen, Pat Heung, via a private road to the main road, Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat said yesterday. Lau also promised that villagers would not have to pay to maintain the private road because that was the district council's job. Speaking on RTHK, Lau, nicknamed the King ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737900/villagers-get-full-access-rights-private-road

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