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  1. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    New Territories businesses, residents are split over more mainland visitors

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Kristie Wong

    ... Kristie Wong and Amy Nip New Territories businesses and residents are split over letting in more mainland visitors One man's windfall is another man's irritant New Territories ... the busiest tourist and shopping areas to new towns stretching from the border district of Sheung Shui to more distant Tsuen Wan, bringing both stress and opportunities. "I see mainlanders ...

  2. UK was escape hatch for New Territories' poor

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Carney Of all the Chinese who have emigrated from Hong Kong to the UK, the vast majority have been from the New Territories. In her 38 years in Northern Ireland, Anna Lo, the first ... 'At the time, the British government didn't see fit to improve the conditions for the people living in the New Territories,' she said. 'There was a lack of incentive to develop ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Officials firm on project for town in northeastern New Territories

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Colleen Lee

    ... for new towns The government is showing no sign of backing down on plans for a huge new town development in the northeastern New Territories, with both the chief secretary and the development ... developers, and whether homes should be sold privately or available only to Hong Kong residents. New World Development, a big landlord in the area, said it would look into getting involved ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Rural call to arms over plan to take land in New Territories

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Opposition is mounting to a government plan to reclaim land in the New Territories, with villagers complaining they were kept in the dark Rural call to arms ... zones. The third round of public consultation on the plan for three new towns, known as the North East New Territories New Development Areas, finishes at the end of this month, but Lee ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Villagers to protest against northern New Territories development

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hakka snacks and local produce will be on sale to protest against new towns Villagers plan rustic protest in Admiralty Villagers affected by the northern New Territories development will bring a party- with traditional Hakka snacks and fresh local produce- to the government headquarters on Sunday to protest against the proposal. The government ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - Visa relaxation

    New Territories residents protest Shenzhen influx

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 05:45pm

    ... Lai Ying-kit Residents from the New Territories on Wednesday protested outside the government’s headquarters in Admiralty against Shenzhen’s plan to allow non-residents to visit Hong Kong ... smugglers becoming active in North District as well as pushing up prices of daily commodities. They urged the Hong Kong government to ask the Shenzhen authorities to put the new measure on hold. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ELECTION COUNTDOWN

    Legco preview: New Territories East

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So In the latest of our series on the Legco geographical constituencies, we look at New Territories East, the biggest battleground Five seats a tall order for pan-democrats Pan-democrats fear they will struggle to hold the five seats they won in the New Territories East in 2008, despite the addition of two extra seats in the most fiercely contested geographical ...

  8. New Territories business centre on government drawing board

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A new business centre is being planned by the government in the Northwestern New Territories as part of Hong Kong's long-term development. The public favoured dispersing ... business hub and a new one in Hung Shui Kiu, five minutes from Yuen Long, would serve mainland trade. With the West Rail project now bringing residents from the Northwestern New Territories ...

  9. Outlook & Living- North New Territories

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Border boom According to the government report 'Hong Kong 2030: Planning Vision and Strategy', further development opportunities will be found close to the border with Shenzhen. By 2030, new development areas in the northern New Territories could provide a better living environment with greater diversity in density and design. The report assumes Kwu Tung North, Fanling ...

  10. It's time to reassert the rule of law in the New Territories

    Posted Feb 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to preserving the environment of the New Territories. On a more sinister level, what is really disturbing is that the government is surely well aware that the old laws are inadequate or being abused. The entire landscape of the western New Territories testifies to this lawlessness. There is talk that indigenous villagers have to rent their land at a discount to triad middlemen, who in turn rent ...




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