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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Ex-Tsoi Yuen villagers' HK$500,000 offer for road sees no takers yet

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Ada Lee

    ... Olga Wong and Ada Lee Ex-Tsoi Yuen villagers seek access to their housing site but owners of link aren't budging HK$500,000 offer for road sees no takers yet Displaced New Territories ... The villagers shouldn't take it for granted The former residents of Tsoi Yuen village, displaced by a cross-border rail project, earlier believed an unknown benefactor had paid money to help them ...

  2. First arrests in Tsoi Yuen Tsuen

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Two protesters were arrested for causing criminal damage after clashing with MTR Corporation employees at Tsoi Yuen Tsuen yesterday. They were the first arrests since the lands officials and MTR Corp moved into the village in Shek Kong, Yuen Long, in November to start building a depot for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Link. Police said they arrested the two ...

  3. Tsoi Yuen villagers ordered to leave within two weeks

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... community of Tsoi Yuen yesterday to start taking back vacant properties told the remaining residents they must be out in two weeks. 'They told us they would come back on November 18 to take our ... in Tsoi Yuen Tsuen had been told to leave by Monday to make way for a depot for the railway, which the government says will allow Hong Kong to integrate better with the mainland. Most have done ...

  4. Tsoi Yuen villagers' last stand before the bulldozers move in

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan A number of defiant Tsoi Yuen villagers have vowed not to leave their homes for the cross-border railway- until the very last minute. Many of them have lived there happily ... compensation, put an end to such speculation yesterday, saying: 'It would be a conflict of interest for me to sell or rent land to Tsoi Yuen villagers, so I won't do it.' Yau Kai-woon, ...

  5. What do Tsoi Yuen villagers have in common with 3 metre blue aliens?

    Posted Jan 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Avatar who battle invading earthlings. Tsoi Yuen villagers who have been told they must leave their homes to make way for the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link saw the movie ... the Na'vi live. The Tsoi Yuen villagers' fight is not the first cause to have inspired protests by young people in recent years. The demolition of the Star Ferry clock tower in Central to make ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Private road blocks way to new life for villagers

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... years ago. Posts bar the only way to the site where the new Tsoi Yuen Tsuen is planned. A notice says it is a private road. The villagers- still living in temporary houses built by the MTR ... "We also thought everything was settled, but it turns out some part of the road is still privately owned." He appealed to the owners to be understanding and to let Tsoi Yuen Tsuen ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ACCESS RIGHTS

    Villagers' long struggle home may be near end

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... villagers of Tsoi Yuen Tsuen should be able to start building their new homes before June, Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat said as fresh negotiations were being planned yesterday. Lau said Tsang ... to believe an unknown benefactor had paid to help them secure use of the private road two years ago. But when they tried to start building the new Tsoi Yuen Tsuen last October, the road was blocked. ...

  8. Ousted villagers' woes continue

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... not be able to move out in time. Tsoi Yuen Chuen villagers have struck a deal to buy land from landowners in Yuen Kong new village and Tai Wo village near Kam Tin. The area is only about a third the size of the villagers' original land but the price is right and it is just 20 minutes drive from Tsoi Yuen. Tsoi Yuen village leader Ko Chun-heung said villagers would pay HK$18 million ...

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    Old habits die hard in rural road row

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Old habits die hard in road row What Tsoi Yuen villagers have suffered makes a great human interest story. Two years ago, their houses were flattened to make way ... that both sides are returning to the negotiating table, after the Tsoi Yuen villagers opted for a more conciliatory approach and yesterday apologised on radio for their attitude. It is regrettable ...

  10. 300 to monitor village clearance

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Activists are mobilising 300 people to monitor the government's land clearance operation at Tsoi Yuen Tsuen in Yuen Long today. Wong Ho-yin, of the Tsoi Yuen Tsuen concern group, said the people had agreed on Facebook to show up at Shek Kong village today. The government is demolishing the village to make way for the high-speed railway to Guangzhou. 'We do ...




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