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  1. Yuen Long focus of photo contest

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Carmen Ip The Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Highway Department have organised a photo competition to bring art to Yuen Long. The competition will be divided into six ... in Yuen Long for each theme. Photo entries should be sent to the Art Promotion Office (APO) on or before September 3, together with negatives or slides and completed entry forms. Winners ...

  2. Yuen Long book Asian finals berth

    Posted Mar 25th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... LEE WING-SZE Underdogs Yuen Long shocked Hong Kong Football Club (HKFC) 4-0 in the final of the under-15 Nike Youth Football League- Manchester United Premier Cup at Mongkok Stadium. The victory propelled Yuen Long into the Asian finals of the under-15 world tournament. HKFC never recovered after Yuen Long- coached by former Hong Kong Footballer of the Year Leung Sui-wing- scored ...

  3. Bigger and beefier, Yuen Long's most famous resident is back

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle It's the kind of lifestyle many a city commuter aspires to: getting a quiet little stretch of river, lounging around in the sun, eating fish they've caught themselves and being able to take a quick dip whenever the fancy takes them. A pipe dream for many, for the Yuen Long crocodile it's a reality. The renowned reptile has left the concreted banks ...

  4. HKFC set up title clash with Yuen Long

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... the deficit, but their fate was sealed when HKFC's Thomas Owens scored his side's third goal in the 91st minute. In the other semi-final, Yuen Long- coached by former Hong Kong Footballer of the Year Leung Sui-wing- edged out North District 1-0. Thanks to Yuen Long goalkeeper Ng Wai-kit, who saved two powerful shots from North District's Au Kwong-lai and Chu Pak-tik in the 16th ...

  5. Yuen Long's celebrity croc drops out of sight

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Difficult to spot at the best of times, the Yuen Long crocodile has disappeared altogether. Just as conservation officials were convinced it had settled down, the wily reptile ... in a Yuen Long stream late last year- has not been seen for more than 10 days. 'This is the longest we have gone without sighting it since November 2 last year,' said the department's ...

  6. Yuen Long crocodile checks out the pool in its new playground

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Wrapped up in a towel and looking even smaller than when it was caught two weeks ago, the Yuen Long crocodile was yesterday transferred to a quarantine facility at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden. The croc's home in Tai Po for the next three to four months will be an indoor enclosure 3 metres by 7 metres, featuring a plastic 'cave', some rubber ...

  7. It eluded hunters for months, but in the end the Yuen Long crocodile just ran out of luck

    Posted Jun 11th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle, Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael and Nick Gentle Defying dart guns, harpoons and cages during a seven-month hunt by some of the world's best crocodile hunters, the elusive Yuen Long croc was snared just ... croc, but I think that is because it's hard to tell their size when they're semi-submerged.' The Yuen Long crocodile will be held at a government veterinary clinic in Sheung Shui ...

  8. Dangerous chemicals dumped in Yuen Long

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are trying to find those responsible for leaving dozens of toxic solution containers and inflammable liquid containers in two areas of Yuen Long yesterday. Emergency ... for xylene. The maximum penalty is a $25,000 fine and six months' jail. Detectives from Yuen Long police station were investigating whether the two cases were linked. ...

  9. NWD bags bargain in Yuen Long land deal

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong With market talk suggesting land premiums are on the rise, New World Development (NWD) seems to have snapped up a bargain, concluding years of negotiations over land use for a Yuen Long agricultural site and taking advantage of a land premium offered before last week's land auction. It has been reported that NWD agreed to a land premium of about $200 million, ...

  10. Should the Yuen Long crocodile have been captured?

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... could control. I think people who went to Yuen Long to see the crocodile didn't know the risks involved. It's shameful that people have overreacted to the whole incident. Jacky Choi ...




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