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  1. Sheung Shui villagers in illegal dumping row told to clean it up

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Tanna Chong

    ... Amy Nip and Tanna Chong Landowners in Sheung Shui will receive notices today demanding they clean up construction waste dumped on their farmland if they had authorised the dumping. ... given their consent before trucks unloaded the waste on their farmland in Ho Sheung Heung, breaching land-use rules. Owners, or any other responsible parties, must clean up the refuse within 30 ...

  2. Armed gang snatches gold-coin turtles in Sheung Shui raid

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo More than 60 endangered turtles were stolen from a house in Sheung Shui after six masked robbers threatened a woman and her daughter with knives and tied the pair up yesterday. The Chinese three-striped box turtles, also known as gold-coin turtles, could be sold for around HK$6,000 each on the black market and used for medicine, police said. The gang, wearing face masks ...

  3. Fung shui grove rises from ashes of hill fire

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong More than 2,000 trees were planted in the hills behind Ho Sheung Heung village in Sheung Shui yesterday to replace fung shui woods destroyed by a hill fire several years ago. The first public fung shui plantation, covering about 5,000 square metres, was finished in three hours through the efforts of more than 130 villagers and volunteers from the Conservancy Association. ...

  4. New status for wetland

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan The government has designated Long Valley, a 37-hectare stretch of wetland near Sheung Shui, a natural ecological park. The bird haven was spared dissection by the Lok Ma Chau rail line in 2000 after public opposition. In late 2010, birdwatchers reported that there were at least 261 species of birds in the area. The Development Bureau will also preserve part ...

  5. Committee to fund waste removal

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The Rural Committee that oversees Ho Sheung Heung village in Sheung Shui will fund the removal of construction waste dumped illegally on village land. Truck drivers who unloaded the waste had been identified, but they insisted they had obtained landowners' consent, legislator Lee Wing-tat said after a site visit by a Legislative Council committee. ...

  6. Ant menace may take long time to remedy

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... were found near the upper Ng Tung River in the New Territories, Yeung Uk Tsuen village in Yuen Long and near Sheung Yue River in Sheung Shui. The red fire ant problem has also had an impact ...

  7. Wild pigs captured near Ocean Park

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung Three wild pigs were spotted near the Ocean Park administration building yesterday morning. Officers and vets from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department used tranquilliser guns to capture two of them while the remaining pig fled. The male and female pigs were sent to the department's animal management centre in Sheung Shui. ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... old and weighed about 50kg, suffered minor injuries and had to be tranquillised. It was under observation in the animal management centre in Sheung Shui. The Agriculture, Fisheries ... a pedestrian and they assaulted him at Shek Kip Mei and Un Chau streets, Sham Shui Po, at about 11.50pm on Wednesday. They had fled before police arrived. The victim, 29, was treated for facial ...

  9. Luring HK farmers with a new breed of sweetcorn

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

    ... to be more productive, better tasting and more resistant to pests than conventional breeds. Imported from Taiwan, the corn has been grown at an organic farm in Sheung Shui, set up as part ... of average corn plants, says Chan Siu-lun, an agricultural officer at Sheung Shui's Agricultural Experimental Laboratory. It's also easier for farmers to harvest because it grows a head ...

  10. Green partnerships help ecological sites to thrive

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in late 2004. It applied to 12 ecological sites, including the Ramar Site in inner Deep Bay, Sham Chung wetland bordering Sai Kung West Country Park, Long Valley in Sheung Shui, and Fung Yuen ...




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