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  1. Eco-vandals block village stream

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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ken Lee A stream in Tai Po has been blocked by an illegal dam-like access road to the site of a yet-to-be approved village house development, with conservationists describing it as the worst eco-vandalism since excavation of the Tung Chung stream on Lantau in 2003. Lands Department officers stepped in on January 2 but have not been able to identify those ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outside the Sha Tin exit of Lion Rock Tunnel at about 7.45am. The injured were treated at Prince of Wales Hospital. Vandal targets shops A vandal sprayed the gates of two shops in Tong Mi Road ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dam-like access road' across the natural stream of the Upper Tai Po River ('Eco-vandals block village stream', January 14). The road was part of a development plan involving small ... We raised the issue with various government departments, but unfortunately, none of them claimed responsibility. The courts must deal with eco-vandalism. The current legislation is too ...

  4. Tung Chung stream restoration rolls along

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Restoration work started yesterday on the devastated Tung Chung river, with some of the boulders removed by a contractor being returned to the site. The reinstatement work came three months after the eco-vandalism was exposed by green groups. At least 400 tonnes of boulders were removed from the river to be used at the Disney theme park site at Penny's Bay ...

  5. A tale of two rivers- and two environmental tragedies

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be taken seriously in Hong Kong. 'The perpetrators must realise that these environmental assets are part of the public good, and their destruction is nothing less than vandalism of public ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong. Friends of Hoi Ha has been trying for some time to limit the amount of environmental vandalism occurring on a daily basis in Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park. The main problems are illegal ... persons or property, environmental vandalism will continue to flourish. David Newbery, Friends of Hoi Ha On other matters... I have noticed that there is an increasing number of sports utility ...

  7. Greater deterrent needed to save our countryside

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The unlawful destruction of a picturesque river on Lantau last month highlighted the vulnerability of our countryside to acts of eco-vandalism. Illicit excavation work and dumping had reduced the natural waterway to little more than an ugly puddle and caused us to ask: how could this happen? Now we find the question has to be posed again. This time the scene of devastation ...

  8. talk back

    Posted May 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is rather unfair. The Tung Chung River episode was an example of environmental vandalism, whereas the stream diversion is supported by the government and several local green groups. Indeed, the MTR ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... so that this unnecessary and destructive eco-vandalism does not happen again. We also look forward to hearing from the government the detailed plans and programme for the reinstatement ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... screaming, swearing, shouting and committing acts of petty vandalism. It is a mystery how they can get away with such behaviour, and a tragedy that they should be allowed to intimidate passers-by ...




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