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  1. Confusion over clean-up after squatter blaze

    Posted Oct 06th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... from the Lands Department inspected the burned-out sheds in the village in Lai Chi Kok at about 10am. Indigenous villagers' representative Tsang Chun-fai said he was told ... or not to clear the debris, Tsang was told. This raised the question as to who was responsible for clearing up the mess, as many of the squats were built without the consent of indigenous villagers who ...

  2. Traditions may go on list in bid to safeguard living heritage

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The 'devil-beating' ritual in Causeway Bay, lantern-lighting ceremonies for newborn boys in indigenous villages, and celebrations for the birthdays of various Chinese ... represents indigenous villagers' interests, will encourage villagers to put forward their suggestions. 'After all, intangible cultural heritage is owned by ordinary people and it is not up ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Basically, landlords or their children who are indigenous villagers, can build a house once they have acquired a piece of land. We will see more of these houses going up, unless officials tighten ... this would be a win-win situation. Iris Lau, Kwun Tong Villages could become slums The urban sprawl in the New Territories is growing rapidly without any co-ordination from government departments. ...

  4. Old villagers admit illegal road is theirs

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are descendants of indigenous residents of the long-deserted village that once stood on the site. They plan to rebuild the village on the site, which lies partly within Pat Sin Leng Country Park, with the aid of a private developer. The head of nearby Shan Liu village, Leung Pak-keung, who also claims to represent the deserted Lai Pek Shan village, said villagers had recently returned from ...

  5. Church launches crusade to scrap mining legislation

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... nuns and victims of the Marcopper Mining disaster who were protesting against the forum. 'They are throwing open the whole country to mining. So what happens to the indigenous people, ... been asked by villagers on Marinduque Island in the central Philippines to explain the high rate of birth defects in the area. Her tests found that fish in Calancan Bay had high concentrations ...

  6. Spirit of Spanish Mary

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Wong How Man

    ... famous by Nobel author John Steinbeck's namesake novel, has its origin intertwined with the toil and industry of the Orient. A Chinese fishing village, from which 'China Point' ... in the 16th and 17th centuries gradually dislodged the indigenous inhabitants. In need of the coastal resources, the new 'white' immigrants evangelised, exploited and dispersed the natives. ...

  7. Troubled water

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by Steve Sandford

    ... and to talk about what lies ahead for this unique and slowly dwindling tribe of indigenous people, who are struggling to retain their rights and Thai citizenship. The ocean-faring gypsies have been ... not at sea, they live in a beachfront village on the main island in the Surin archipelago. It is here they have lived since the events of December 26 devastated their fleet. The Moken, who number ...

  8. Foreign bird species invading mainland, says ornithologist

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the finch is indigenous to Europe but now the species can be found in large numbers in northwestern China and is moving rapidly east. Along with birdwatchers from Hong Kong, Ma Ming, ... since. Mr Ma said he saw a flock near a small village on the outskirts of Urumqi in December. 'A Xinjiang birder can detect them easily by sound,' he said. 'Their song is rather ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Exhibitions Domestic Affairs Malmo, Sweden- Hong Kong Exhibition on identity and social issues. Today, 2pm-8pm, 1a Space, Unit 14D, Block C, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, ... Indigenous Trilogy Triple bill of short films (Nana; Crocodile Dreaming; and Confessions of a Headhunter) showing different aspects of indigenous Australian society and culture. In English ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... artists based on the possible future of Victoria Harbour. Tue-Sun, 2pm-8pm. Museum 63, Artist Commune, Unit 12 Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Rd, Kowloon. Inquiries: 2104 3322. Ends ... terrorising the universe. As a reward, he was given the title of Superior Divinity of the Deep Dark Heaven and True Soldier of the North. Wed, performances from dawn to dusk. Taipa Village. Free. ...



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