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  1. Pai Tau Tsuen

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alex Frew McMillan Pai Tau Tsuen is a sleepy village on a hillside northwest of Sha Tin MTR station. Quiet and laid-back, it's a world away from the heavily planned new town ... but they're not the only ones in town. In the main Pai Tau village, the Lam Ancestral Hall buildings are also recognised as being of historic importance. Set back from the street, behind a stone wall, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LAND

    Villagers offer to buy back idle plot

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... in Pai Tau village, Sha Tin, yesterday after the ombudsman in January criticised the government for ignoring misuse of the land for three decades. The site, which is the size of two basketball ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The site in Sha Tin was acquired more than 30 years ago but nothing has been done to it Villagers offer to buy back idle plot Villagers accused of occupying ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ILLEGAL LAND USE

    Three blind departments finally act on hijacked Sha Tin land

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... in Sha Tin's Pai Tau Village. "The authorities have been passing the responsibilities to each other, and avoiding handling it," Lai said. In a report released yesterday, the Office ...

  4. Man accused of injuring wife with liquid

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng An unemployed man accused of throwing corrosive liquid at his wife because he suspected she was having an affair appeared in Sha Tin Court yesterday. Wong Chi-sing, 59, was charged with causing grievous bodily harm, with intent, to Song Ziqin at their home in Pai Tau Tsuen in Sha Tin on June 28. Their nine-year-old daughter, Wong Ching-yeung, was also hurt. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Kuk leader suggests building high-rise to meet village house demands

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... as their partners in redeveloping villages into multi-storey buildings." Lau named Tai Kiu village, Nam Pin Wai, Sai Pin Wai, Ma Tin village and Lung Tin village in Yuen Long and Pai Tau village in Sha ... Highway. Pai Tau village is connected to the Sha Tin railway station and is next to the biggest shopping mall in the area. Lau was speaking after visiting five urban village redevelopment projects ...

  6. Sha Tau Kok resident wins challenge on village poll

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Ng A by-election for a village in Sha Tau Kok is expected to be held in November after a resident won a judicial review challenging the results of the election held in January. Luk Keng Chan Uk villager Chan Chi-shing, 76, successfully argued in the Court of First Instance that Chan Kwun-wah- who was elected as the village head- was not an eligible candidate because he ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - INQUEST

    Diggers 'should be warned of danger'

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:12am by CHRIS LAU

    ... fatally wrong. Of the four cases dealt with yesterday, clam-digger Cho Mei-ching died in June 2012 on the rocky shore outside the Hau Wong Temple and San Tau Village in Tung Chung. Chan Mei-kau drowned on August 12 last year while catching crabs with friends at Po Sum Pai in Tai Po. Clam-digger Kwok Tsun-leung, 56, drowned in June 2012 at Lung Kwu Sheung Tan in Tuen Mun, while Yip ...

  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Dai pai dong an endangered species in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead life@scmp.com Dai pai dong are an important part of local culture, but are we doing enough to keep them alive, asks Kate Whitehead Outside chance Sitting on a plastic stool, ... your back, then you're not doing it right. But although dai pai dong embody the spirit of the city, this no-frills street food experience is under threat of extinction, say two young ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Planning board shrinks zones for village houses in country-park enclaves

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 05:27pm by Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Cove Country Park near border town Sha Tau Kok, were cut by nearly 40 per cent- from 4.12 to 2.48 hectares. The two areas that have been rezoned in that village are now green-belt land, which cannot be developed unless there is an overriding social need. But Michael Lau Wai-neng, from WWF-Hong Kong, said the area zoned for housing in So Lo Pun was still too big. "The village has ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Building Ma Wan Park 'was an excuse to evict villagers', Rafael Hui trial hears

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Ma Wan Park an excuse to evict villagers, trial told Ma Wan Park was "only an excuse" for Sun Hung Kai Properties to expel indigenous villagers ... the government's approval of more land transport to the island. "We all know this park is only an excuse for village relocation, and our main target is only on the residential development plus ...




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