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  1. Nests in Yuen Long suggest fire ant invasion has spread

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam and Cheung Chi-fai The suspected invasion of Hong Kong by red fire ants may have spread, with the discovery of anthills in a Yuen Long village. Reports of the possible ... 'Inspections are ongoing and we cannot rule out [more mounds] will be found in other places,' he said. But Mr Lau said the lives of people in Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai were not in danger, adding ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. Their comments came after the government proposed subsidising residents of the Yuen Long estate to maintain the boulevard while a new HK$100 million road is built to divert container trucks. ...

  5. Truckers plan blockade today

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  6. Man killed by reversing minibus

    Posted Jan 12th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam An elderly man died after he was knocked down by a reversing minibus on Tai Lee Street in Yuen Long at about 1pm yesterday. The victim was admitted to Pok Oi Hospital, where he was certified dead 40 minutes later. The driver was arrested for dangerous driving and released on HK$5,000 bail. Anyone who saw the accident or can help identify the dead man should call 2677 6299. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Six arrested over fatal beating at restaurant

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

    ... Agnes Lam Police have made six arrests in connection with the killing of a man who died from injuries three days after being badly beaten in a Tin Shui Wai restaurant. Six males, aged 15 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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