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  1. Outlook & Living- North New Territories

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... 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 North and Hung Shui Kiu could house 353,000 people. Nature abounds Fanling offers some of the finest recreational and social facilities in Hong Kong. The members-only Hong Kong Golf Club, ...

  2. 'No skyscrapers' for North District

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Residents seeking to develop North District in the New Territories should be mindful of conserving local characteristics instead of blindly building ... in village houses. At a full-house meeting in Fanling, planning director Jimmy Leung Cheuk-fai restated the government's plans to develop three new towns- Kwu Tung North, Fanling North and Ping ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Immigration officers threaten holiday mayhem with work-to-rule

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Border control staff threatenholiday mayhem Frontline immigration officers warned that their planned work-to-rule could paralyse border control points during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holidays next mon ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Villagers to protest against northern New Territories development

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

    ... plan to build new towns would wipe out historic villages in Fanling North, Kwu Tung, Ta Kwu Ling and Ping Che, and would eliminate 100 hectares of farmland. The development would turn the rural ... in the area. About 1,000 villagers from Fanling North, Ta Kwu Ling and Kwu Tung will bring local treats to the garden on top of the government headquarters in Admiralty, which will be on sale ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & Now: early maps attest to HK's 'fluid' borders

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... Jason Wordie Early maps of Hong Kong, however inaccurate, provide a picture of its historical evolution and ever-shifting borders. writes Jason Wordie Grid expectations Monsignor Volontieri's map of Sun On. Picture: National Library of Australia   Fo ...

  6. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Slight respite from parallel traders in Hong Kong may not last

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com As customs cracks down on people who illegally ferry goods through checkpoints, veterans of the practice are waiting for the scrutiny to die down Slight respite from parallel traders may not last For years, border checkpoint ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Parallel exporters using Hong Kong flats as warehouses

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Mainlanders found busy packing mobile phones during raid on Sheung Shui apartment block Parallel traders using flats as warehouses Parallel traders who tried to outsmart police by using residential flats instead of industria ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Minister offers 'HK buyers only' bait in New Territories housing project

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the locals-only rule was not enough to address their demands of "no removal and no demolition". The project, covering Fanling North, Kwu Tung North and Ta Kwu Ling together with Ping Che, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Row over cross-border parallel traders in Hong Kong sparks online debate

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Cross-border traders row sparks online debate Protests by residents in North District to drive mainland parallel traders away have triggered heated debate ... Scandals over toxic food and unsafe products on the mainland have created demand for products sold in Hong Kong. Each day the traders buy large quantities of goods in North District shops, ...


    Kwu Tung: villagers vow to fight new town development plan

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... living in 14 of the village's 18 rural settlements would have to move out. The 500-hectare land earmarked for redevelopment- as one of three North East New Territories New Development Areas- ...




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