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  1. Yuen Long has youngest population, study finds

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... growing nearly 125 per cent from 57,000 in 1996 to 127,000 last year. Yuen Long district councillor Cheung Yin-tung said he was not surprised to learn that 18 per cent of his district ... Cheung added that the high number of relatively poor and young families in Yuen Long also explained why there were many domestic violence cases in the area. Meanwhile, Sai Kung district ...

  2. Truck kills boy cycling to Yuen Long school

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Tyres blocking path forced 12-year-old to ride on the road A 12-year-old was killed by a truck in Yuen Long yesterday while cycling to school with his brother. Police said ... Long district councillor Yau Tai-tai said there had been many safety complaints from residents as many heavy goods vehicles used the boulevard. She said the tragedy could have been avoided ...

  3. Yuen Long toddler attacked by pack of dogs

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A toddler suffered numerous bites all over his body when a pack of eight stray dogs attacked him in Yuen Long yesterday. The 14-month-old boy, Chow Shui-lan, was bitten on the head, left arm, back and buttocks while alone in a small yard outside his home in Ma Tin Pok village on Tai Shu Ha Road East. Neighbours said the dogs, which Shui-lan had been playing with, ...

  4. Police find marijuana farm in Yuen Long

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Police are investigating a marijuana growing operation in Yuen Long after a raid on a pig farm that had been converted into a plant to make drugs. Officers from New Territories ... and supplied drugs to vice dens in Yuen Long and Kowloon. ...

  5. New bid to stop skyscrapers at Yuen Long station site

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung Yuen Long residents are making a fresh attempt to block the erection of wall-like skyscrapers in a transitional area between the high-rise and low-rise areas of the new town. ... use will be heard by the Town Planning Board's rural and new town planning committee tomorrow. The site, which includes land near the Yuen Long station on the KCR's West Rail line ...

  6. Yuen Long joyriders arrested

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

    ... Clifford Lo Police arrested three men on suspicion of dangerous driving after a laser speed gun clocked their cars travelling at up to 150km/h in a 50km/h zone in Yuen Long early ... roadblock forced them to stop, a detective said. Police said they were on a joyride from Yuen Long to Tai Mo Shan after a late-night meal. The three were freed on police bail. ...

  7. Police vow to close all brothels in Yuen Long

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Yuen Long police have vowed to shut down all brothels and arrest anyone found soliciting on streets in the district following the arrest of more than 300 people ... action will be taken continuously against vice activities.' Yuen Long district councillor Wong Kin-wing described the anti-vice operations as a game of cat and mouse. 'Prostitutes ...

  8. Yuen Long estate truck ban unfair, drivers say

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Truck drivers said their vehicles should not be the only ones banned from Fairview Park Boulevard in Yuen Long, after a school bus yesterday knocked down a 15-year-old boy cycling to school. Managers of the Fairview Park private housing estate and Transport Department officials meet tomorrow to discuss banning heavy trucks from the road after a truck knocked down ...

  9. Yuen Long project draws firm response before June launch

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Sun Hung Kai Properties will officially launch its 160-house Vineyard development in Yuen Long on June 25 but buyers have already committed to more than 30 units as of yesterday, according to property agents. The positive response came as the government sold three residential sites in Tai Po district for a higher than expected HK$6.18 billion. 'More than 30 ...

  10. Study hall wins monument status and will be restored

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... a temporary monument last week, stopping the owner from demolishing it for a year. Clan member Lai Wai-hung, a Yuen Long district councillor whose family has lived in Pat Heung for hundreds of years, ... Chloe Lai The government will fully restore a more than century-old traditional Chinese study hall in Yuen Long after it declared the historic building a monument yesterday. Chik Kwai ...




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