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  1. Land swap option in plan for niches

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... managed to enhance its ecological value. Sha Lo Tung Road from Ting Kok Road would be widened by a metre to 4.5 metres and about 300 trees felled. ...

  2. Roger Kendrick

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... comfortable with. SPREADING WINGS I spent a lot of time cutting down trees, doing hedgerow and meadow management, and getting back to the butterfly recording of my youth. I spent a year helping out ...

  3. If you could rename your neighbourhood, what would the new name be?

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Everywhere you look, there are trees, trees, and more trees. One can never get enough fresh air, right? Minnie Yip Ming-yuen, 14, Diocesan Girls' School Eros. The name is from Greek mythology. ... television series Pretty Little Liars. I like the feeling the name evokes: woods with a brown-green maze of trees. The word 'rose' adds a romantic feeling to the word. I think the two words ...

  4. Past master

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... house has been given the kiss of life.' Today it is impossible to get the same view of Pak Sha O that Tilbrook recorded on canvas in 1988 because trees have grown to obscure it. Tilbrook ...

  5. Plots on the landscape

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pine beams- the village church, paddy fields, the orange trees... all make the village very special, but most of all it's special because it represents a real Hakka village,' she ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mong Tsai roads into Sai Kung town. This proposal, which would have avoided tree destruction on the Tai Po side of Sai Sha Road, was supposedly scotched by the Tai Po Rural Committee. ... Shirra, chairman, Friends of Sai Kung Special day spoiled by scruffiness Last month, I attended a wedding at the Cotton Tree Drive marriage registry as a witness for the groom. Not for the first ...

  7. Cycle path to pull up short in Sai Kung

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said Roy Ng Hei-man, senior campaign officer of the association. 'But a recreational cycle track that needs to remove so many valuable trees should be given up, especially one ... group is worried about the impact on trees, since the route runs through fung shui woodland near villages. Fung shui woods, comprising diverse local species, make up just 0.1 per cent of Hong ...

  8. The hilly season is here

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... one of the officially designated 'Tree Walks'. Information about various trees and plants can be found along the way. One end of the 400-metre Wong Shek Tree Walk is near the starting and end points of the Wong Shek Family Walk. The other is close to the start of the 230-metre Tai Tan Tree Walk on the other side of the road leading to Wong Shek Pier. There's ...

  9. Wun Yiu and Tai Po South

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... or 'iron- beating cliff', references the region's mining heritage. At the base of the valley, there's Lai Chi Shan, or 'lychee hill', a village named for the fruit trees ...

  10. Luxury retreat must come down

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong and Cheung Chi-fai olga.wong@scmp.com A company with close links to toy tycoon Francis Choi Chee-ming has been ordered to demolish an unauthorised luxury home with gardens that encroach on a vast piece of government land in a Tai Po nature reserve. The three-storey, 11,000 sq ft colonial style house in Tsung Tsai Yuen is masked by trees and bushes. Over 20,000 sq ft ...




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