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  1. Yuen Long site 'needs transport links'

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A 200 hectare site south of Yuen Long town earmarked for a housing development could yield tens of thousands of flats, but the transport infrastructure must be upgraded first, surveyors say. The land, which includes storage sites, farmland and villages occupied by non-indigenous residents, was one of the areas highlighted in Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...

  2. Firefly prompts new study for Yuen Long developers

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The developers of a housing project at an ecologically sensitive Yuen Long wetland are broadening their environmental impact study, to assess ... stalled another housing project at Fung Lok Wai wetland, by a subsidiary of Cheung Kong Group. Apart from the firefly, the Yuen Long developers also revised the section on amphibians ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    MTR contractor to be prosecuted for polluting Yuen Long village's stream

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... "The department did not inform villagers of the results," Yuen Long district councillor Zachary Wong Wai-yin said. "It should have put up a sign warning people not to use the water ... 2,000 fish in Yuen Long. The Environmental Protection Department said yesterday it would take action under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance against Kier-Kaden-OSSA Joint Venture, which ...

  4. Tree collapses at Yuen Long playground

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A 10 metre-tall tree, not on a government list of unhealthy and risky trees, collapsed at a Yuen Long children's playground where revellers were celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival early yesterday. No one was hurt in the incident at the playground in Yuen Long Hong Lok Road at about 12.15am. Workers removed the snapped tree before dawn. The government has identified ...

  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. Rail-link protestors want new home for village

    Posted Feb 24th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh Residents of Tsoi Yuen Tsuen say they will make way for the HK$66.9 billion express rail link if the government rebuilds their village elsewhere to maintain their way of life. ... by infrastructure development. Ko Chun-heung, who chairs the Tsoi Yuen Tsuen action group, said villagers would compromise if the government offered them the benefits farmers were entitled to. 'We ...

  7. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lorry wrecks railings A container truck destroyed 14 metres of railings and toppled onto its side on the Yuen Long Highway at Tai Kei Leng, Yuen Long, at about 12.15am. The 45-year-old driver was not hurt. ...

  8. Deadline day for villagers to accept HK$86m deal

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Today is the deadline for villagers of Tsoi Yuen Chuen to accept a HK$86 million compensation package for having to make way for the high-speed rail line to Guangzhou. But about ... for work. Waiting game Many Tsoi Yuen Chuen villagers are planning to build new homes at Pat Heung The number of households who have signed the deal but will not be moving today is around: 30 ...

  9. Residents consider roadblocks

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chairman of a drivers' concern group, said yesterday that while they welcomed traffic-safety measures, they hoped residents would consult them before taking measures to block trucks. Yuen Long ... Scarlett Chiang Residents of Fairview Park may erect gates or other obstructions to keep trucks from using Fairview Park Boulevard, their district councillor said yesterday. ...

  10. Buffer zone for birds

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A stepped building-height arrangement and a 30-metre buffer zone have been imposed on a vacant site next to the Hong Kong Wetland Park to reduce disruption to birds, but conservationists say development may still chase them away. The site north o ...




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