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    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Local number crunchers will take on the challenge from their mainland counterparts in a mathematics competition today. More than 130 Primary Four to Six students will take part in the contest, to be held at Yuen Long Long Ping Estate Wai Chow School. About 30 are from Hong Kong and the rest are from Beijing and Shenzhen. The competition will last for one hour and 45 minutes, ...

  2. Loop must wait until 2020 for roads, drains

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A border site proposed as Hong Kong's answer to Silicon Valley will only get basic roads and drainage by 2020- 23 years after the area was made available for development. The timetable, highlighted by a senior official yesterday during ...

  3. Choppers sink Mai Po poachers

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... The mud boards are made of a two-metre-long piece of wood with a handle. The user stands or kneels on the board with one leg and uses the other to propel himself. Mr Wong said that in the past, up ...

  4. Out and about

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Much like Lok Ma Chau, further to the east along Hong Kong's frontier, Lau Fau Shan was one of those places, back in the mainland's pre-'economic liberalisation' days, that visitors came to for a glimpse of forbidden, forb ...

  5. No free-for-all if border zone opens

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... were studying how to develop Heung Yuen Wai in the east of the zone, where Shenzhen hopes to site a fourth border crossing. There have been strong demands from the business sector and the Heung ...

  6. Shenzhen plan seen as boost for wetlands

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Conservationists are welcoming a plan to upgrade a bird haven in Shenzhen's Futian National Nature Reserve into a wetland of international importance on a par with Hong Kong's Mai Po reserve. The sprawling 3 ...

  7. Eco-friendly plea

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shenzhen's mayor wants to see hi-tech green industries rather than homes in the Lok Ma Chau Loop. Do you agree and, if not, how would you like to see the border zone evolve? Write to us. ...

  8. Early days

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporters Work continues on the Shenzhen Western Corridor at Ngau Hom Shek in Yuen Long. The Security Bureau said yesterday the timetable for the round-the-clock operation of the link, due to open next year, has not been decided. It was responding to a South China Morning Post report that the new border crossing would operate 24 hours a day. The bureau said it had only ...

  9. Cities must not sacrifice our border green corridor

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The scenic greenery in the security zone is a long-term asset for both Hong Kong and Shenzhen. It must not be sacrificed to any short-term development gain. Already, property developers and villagers ...

  10. Travellers fret over links to new checkpoint

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Fox Yi Hu

    ... and a green minibus service will ferry commuters between Yuen Long and the new checkpoint. Commuters can also hire taxis. The Hong Kong Tele-call Taxi Association, which represents drivers of green ... too long to wait for the train,' said Alan Chan, 37, who travels daily between Tsuen Wan and Shuiwei village in Shenzhen. Mr Chan said he would continue to use the Huanggang checkpoint ...




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