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PLA gun practice disturbs Fanling neighbours

Fanling residents are calling on the People's Liberation Army to stop nighttime military exercises at its San Wai Barracks, saying stepped-up firing practice is keeping them from sleeping.

Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 6:42am 2 comments

Border-town residents say traders cost them dear

An overwhelming majority of border-town residents blame parallel-goods traders for driving up prices locally, according to a survey released yesterday.

As many as 82 per cent said people who bought products in Hong Kong to sell at a premium on the mainland were pushing up the cost of necessities in their neighbourhood.

17 Apr 2013 - 3:55am

Fanling development Green Code seen as NT market indicator

The 728-flat project being developed by Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) is on the corner of Mak Sik Road and Sha Tau Kok Road, Fanling, next to the 15-year-old Belair Monte, which has been developed by a consortium of 11 developers.

13 Mar 2013 - 5:06am

Letters to the Editor, February 21, 2013

Without a law to protect homosexuals from discrimination, it is believed this minority group will suffer emotionally, especially in the workplace.

21 Feb 2013 - 5:46am 2 comments

Over 90 arrested in parallel trading blitz near border

More than 90 people were arrested on suspicion of parallel trading in a crackdown near the border with Shenzhen yesterday.

Of the arrests, 54 men and 40 women, aged between 18 and 64, were mainlanders and five men were from Hong kong.

22 Jan 2013 - 4:09am 1 comment

DNA test to confirm body is that of Fanling wounding suspect

A DNA test will confirm whether a person crushed to death in a giant waste paper compactor was a man suspected of slashing a colleague earlier that day.

Detectives believe the body was that of a 43-year-old mainlander who took a fruit knife to the woman, Lam So-fung, 49, at a recycling plant in Kui Sik Street, Fanling.

2 Nov 2012 - 3:13am

City Digest, September 28, 2012

Blaze engulfs Fanling recycling plant

About 120 firefighters took over 3½ hours to douse a blaze at a recycling plant in Fanling yesterday. The fire broke out at the site at 12.01pm. Four workers were rescued from the storage plant for plastic waste and electronic goods.

Female security guard burned in acid attack

28 Sep 2012 - 3:15am

Fanling villagers win postponement of eviction by Henderson Land

Henderson Land Development has agreed to postpone the eviction of families in Fanling to clear the way for a three-town project in the New Territories, after pressure from villagers in a collective bargaining meeting.

27 Sep 2012 - 3:11am

New Territories development plan angers villagers

Representatives of several villages in the northeastern part of the New Territories on Tuesday called on the government to scrap its controversial development plan for their region until it had heard their opinions. The group said they did not know anything of this plan until last month and criticised the government for being selective in its consultation.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Wife killed husband 'after years of abuse'

A woman who battered her husband to death after years of unhappiness in their arranged marriage told the court yesterday she had been raped, subject to domestic violence and had attempted suicide.

Cleaner Liu Chui-fa, 44, was testifying on the second day of the trial for beating her husband, Cheung Chok-choi, to death after he threw away valued possessions of hers.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm