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  1. unsung hero

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... But they were eliminated in the group stage of last year's Yuen Long District Inter-School Football Competition. This year, Wai-leong has led his team to the top of their group to win a place ... for both the district and school teams. 'Tin Shui Wai Pegasus Football Club have started training Yuen Long youth team. All of us have benefited from the more systematic and intensive ...

  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. Police inquiry into Yuen Long dumping case

    Posted Jan 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Police are investigating a subcontractor on suspicion that it delivered construction material to an unauthorised dump in a green belt in Yuen Long, then used forged papers to convince the developer it had used an authorised site. The developer, Chinachem, said the investigation followed the dismissal of the subcontractor. The case has prompted its main contractor ...

  4. Skyrocketing rents have driven businesses from Yuen Long

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the high demand and lack of supply of commercial buildings in Yuen Long. I have lived in Yuen Long for almost eight years. Over this period, several thousand residential units have been built. ... the well-off property owners wanted more oil from their well. What is happening in Yuen Long is only the tip of the iceberg. If the government is unable to defuse this ticking bomb by offering more ...

  5. 600 cannabis plants seized in Yuen Long

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... were daubed with paint and covered with plastic sheets to prevent outsiders from seeing into the house, Inspector Jonathan Kwan Chun-hin of Yuen Long district's special duty squad said. ... Clifford Lo Police seized 600 cannabis plants yesterday at a two-storey Yuen Long house used as a base for growing, packing and distributing marijuana. The plants were growing in four ...

  6. Road deadlock fails to break spirits as village work begins

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... But about 100 mostly young volunteers had to carry building materials by hand to the Tsoi Yuen New Village in Yuen Kong, Pat Heung, because the only access road available has been blocked by its ... Hoi-dick, who helped yesterday. Mostly in their early 20s, the young people took up spades and hammers to clear weeds and put up fences on 188,000 square feet of land in Yuen Kong. The Tsoi Yuen New ...

  7. Rent scam doctor is jailed for 18 months

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the money within nine months of his release from jail. Before sentencing, Yuen produced 120 letters of support to the court, including nine from district councillors, two from his children, and many from doctors, neighbours, old classmates and relatives. Yuen, 47, was convicted of five counts of corruption this week for deceiving Tuen Mun Hospital. The District Court heard that he asked ...

  8. Hong Lok Yuen

    Posted Jul 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The estate, just north of Tai Po, was developed in the 1980s by Clifford Wong Chun-fai and Canadian Overseas Development, the company behind the earlier Fairview Park, near Yuen Long. Hong Lok Yuen ... with terracotta roof tiles. Hong Lok Yuen (which translates as 'happy healthy garden' or 'leisure garden') is a large-scale development of standalone homes built on land once owned ...

  9. Revolutionaries' secret base left to decay despite heritage

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... 'Historians have long concluded Hung Lau played a part in the revolution,' Yuen Long district councillor Mak Ip-sing said. 'I think the government just wants to play down its significance because of its association with the Kuomintang and Taiwan,' said Mak, who is chairman of Highwise Yuen Long Service Centre, a pro-Taiwan group that manages the memorial ground next to Hung ...

  10. Villagers get full access rights to private road

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Displaced Tsoi Yuen villagers will get permanent access to their new homes at Yuen Kong Tsuen, Pat Heung, via a private road to the main road, Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat said yesterday. Lau also promised that villagers would not have to pay to maintain the private road because that was the district council's job. Speaking on RTHK, Lau, nicknamed the King ...




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