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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Decorator denies he fired air pressure gun at two buildings in Yuen Long

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Man denies shooting at buildings A decorator denied in District Court yesterday that he fired ball bearings from an air pressure gun at five flats in Yuen Long over the course of two days, breaking the windows and hitting a passer-by. The court heard that Choy Sim-kit, 48, was found in a parked van with a pair of binoculars trained on one of the two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548872/decorator-denies-he-fired-air-pressure-gun-two-buildings-yuen-long
  2. News - Hong Kong - TOWN PLANNING

    Plans to boost Yuen Long population by a quarter prompts congestion fears

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 04:18am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Long plan prompts fears over congestion A blueprint to boost Yuen Long's population by almost a quarter in nine years was met with concern from district councillors who fear ... into residential use. These sites include farmland, green belts and railway land. Most members of the Yuen Long district council, to which various government bodies presented the blueprint yesterday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1500237/plans-boost-yuen-long-population-quarter-prompts-congestion-fears
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Sham Shui Po, Yuen Long empowered to get community works done faster

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 07:45pm

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Sham Shui Po and Yuen Long will be the first two districts where district officers will be empowered to break a logjam that is delaying works ... at the local level and capitalising on local opportunities”, he said. Yuen Long district council chairman Leung Che-cheung said district officers would meet councillors and district branches ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406279/sham-shui-po-yuen-long-empowered-get-community-works-done-faster
  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Farmer arrested after men chopped in dumping row in Yuen Long

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:47am by Emily Tsang

    ... sickle from the village. Inspector Tam Tsz-wai, commander of the Yuen Long district crime squad, said the attack was the result of a long-running dispute between villagers and waste dumpers. “We ... dumped construction waste on his land as a long-running dispute escalated, police said. The 60-year-old man was arrested in connection with yesterday morning’s attack in Pat Heung, Yuen Long ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1498044/farmer-arrested-after-men-chopped-dumping-row-yuen-long
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town of 90,000 planned for rural Yuen Long areas

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 05:13am by FANNY FUNG

    ... only needs to discuss the arrangements with the MTR," Yuen Long District Council chairman Leung Che-cheung said. "But it may take five to seven years to resume the private sites ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Blueprint splits planning board; some fear loss of rural lifestyle, others hope for job creation Town of 90,000 planned for rural Yuen Long areas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1476881/town-90000-planned-rural-yuen-long-areas
  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Lawmaker Ben Chan pushes for LTR to be moved underground in Yuen Long

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Tony Cheung

    ... believe the entire LRT network should be moved underground," Lee said. But Yuen Long district councillor Ken Chow Wing-kan worried that Chan's project would be too costly. "When we ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Yuen Long project estimated at HK$1b would ease traffic problems, lawmaker argues Bid to get LRT moved underground A section of the Light Rail Transit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1421750/lawmaker-ben-chan-pushes-ltr-be-moved-underground-yuen-long
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten panic spills over into Yuen Long

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:57am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... at preschools for application forms. They feared the shortage of places in North and Tai Po Districts caused by an influx of cross-border children would spill over into Yuen Long, in the northwest. ... in October in Tai Po and North District. "People feel that Yuen Long has no problem," she said. "But I've experienced all this. I need to go out fighting for places for my son. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1396908/kindergarten-panic-spills-over-yuen-long
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Students - ditch the suits!

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:12pm by Yuen Chan

    ... Yuen Chan says undergraduate applicants should try to be natural and confident Picture a sweltering day with temperatures hitting 33 degrees Celsius. A group of teenagers are buttoned up ... to convince the others [of] their capability.” Yuen Chan is a lecturer at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1265700/students-ditch-suits
  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Yuen Long train that derailed was speeding at three times the limit

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... cases, he said. Yuen Long District Council discussed the matter yesterday. Councillor Kwong Chun-yu said MTR representatives did not give a satisfactory explanation. The MTR Corp ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Black box records show light-rail train was doing 40.9km/h going into a 45-degree turn; the driver is suspended while probe goes on Derailed Yuen Long train ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1243736/yuen-long-train-derailed-was-speeding-three-times-limit
  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    District council chiefs won't budge on rezoning plans after lunch with CY

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Olga Wong

    ... ministers Paul Chan Mo-po and Anthony Cheung Bing-leung. The chairmen and vice-chairmen of four district councils- Kwai Tsing, Sha Tin, Wong Tai Sin and Yuen Long- were invited. It came ... they can run other businesses, like organic farms," he said. While the government did not say why the four district councils had been invited for lunch, Kwai Tsing, Sha Tin and Yuen Long have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519130/district-council-chiefs-wont-budge-rezoning-plans-after-lunch-cy

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