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  1. Villagers claim upper hand in fight over road

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The developer of Fairview Park in Yuen Long might have the right to restrict trucks using its private road but Tai Sang Wai villagers have the right to use Fairview Park Boulevard according to a land lease signed in 1973, a village representative and a lawyer said yesterday. Village representative Fan Keung, who gave a copy of the lease- signed between the former ...

  2. Teacher earns less than HK$4,500 'with dignity'

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... principal is being paid less than that. Sandy Tang, in her 40s, took up the post as acting principal of Yuen Kong Kindergarten in Pat Heung, Yuen Long, last September after the principal resigned. ... the pay.' Inspired by a devoted educator- the principal of Yuen Kong Public School who died last year but was a consultant for the kindergarten- Ms Tang said she was determined to continue ...

  3. Councillors baulk at bill for Fairview Park

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Yuen Long district councillors yesterday objected to a government plan that seeks HK$1.5 million from the council to pay for maintenance of Fairview Park Boulevard. ... from the fund for Yuen Long district,' a Home Affairs Department spokeswoman said. But the chairman of the council's district facilities management committee, Lee Yuet-man, said ...

  4. Truckers plan blockade today

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... be paralysed if management insisted on banning truck drivers from using the private road on weekdays. The Home Affairs Department expressed government concern and said the Yuen Long district officer ... Agnes Lam San Tin villagers threatened to block the entrance to Fairview Park in Yuen Long today after gates and road signs were put up to keep trucks off the private road through ...

  5. Fairview Park, villagers shake on road deal

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... from Tai Sang Wai village- home to a large number of truck drivers- to container parks and the Lok Ma Chau border crossing. The government will also press the Yuen Long District Council ... road has been open for public use for so many years and it is reasonable for the government to subsidise the road maintenance.' But Yuen Long district councillor Lee Yuet-man, who chairs ...

  6. Man refusing to pay taxi fare arrested

    Posted Apr 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A 37-year-old man was arrested after attacking a 53-year-old taxi driver and refusing to pay the fare at Tin Shing Court in Tin Shui Wai early yesterday. The arrested man hailed the taxi in Tuen Mun but refused to pay when the cab arrived in Tin ...

  7. Six arrested over fatal beating at restaurant

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to 21, were arrested in the New Territories between Friday and Sunday, police said yesterday. No charges had been laid, and the six were released on bail pending further investigations. Yuen Long district crime squad said it was dealing with a murder case. The victim, surnamed Poon, who was attacked by a gang on Thursday, died from his injuries on Sunday night, police said. Poon ...

  8. Legco demands action on wetland damage

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Legislators demanded to know yesterday what officials would do to protect the newly opened Tin Shui Wai wetland park after visitors were found to have left litter, damaged computer facilities and plucked plants at the weekend. Lay Chik-chuen, an ...

  9. Poultry workers given Tamiflu

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... told Yuen Long district councillors that the Health Department and the Hospital Authority were closely monitoring the health of all poultry workers in Hong Kong. 'The six workers from ... Agnes Lam The government has provided the anti-viral drug Tamiflu to poultry workers at a wholesale market 'for preventive purposes', and six workers from the Yuen Long farm ...

  10. Lack of co-ordination to blame: councillors

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Ng Kang-chung, Agnes Lam The lack of co-ordination between the housing and hygiene authorities has been blamed for turning Tin Shui Wai into a haunt for illegal hawkers, Yuen Long district councillors said yesterday. The street hawking problem has been a regular item on the agendas of the district council's environmental improvement committee meetings. One problem, they say, ...




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