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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 - CONSERVATION

    Country park building plan cuts off coastal family trail

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Path lies under proposed village house, and with the sea on one side and a steep slope on the other, walkers would hit a dead end Country park building plan cuts off coastal family trail A trail popular with families looks set to be blocked off if officials give the green light to a village house proposal within the Plover Cove Country ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With pond the only water supply in village near Yangon, Myanmar's boom is uneven

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Dala, Myanmar Just outside commercial capital, villagers rely on pond for all their water Left behind in Myanmar's boom Every afternoon, the long queues start ... drinking water, they say, and during the dry season, April and May, there is only so much to go around. "It wasn't always this way," said 72-year-old Tin Shwe, one of the village ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Lax enforcement leaves plot illegally occupied for 30 years

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 07:01pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... report, the office said the three departments had not taken any enforcement action against unlawful activities on the site, located in Pai Tau village in Sha Tin. The plot had been used by local Pai Tau villagers for illegal parking since the 1980s, and other activities such as hawking, making flower beds, erecting drying racks and installing metal posts subsequently. The land ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Villages given urban look through design

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 04:28am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Building a future for old villages It takes a village to raise a child, says the Yale Book of Quotations. In this day and age, can architecture raise a village? In some of the poorest areas ... by 2030. We're trying to help rural villages evolve as meaningful and viable places Joshua Bolchover, architect The HKU department of architecture colleagues wondered how architecture could ...




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