Socialite and barrister Brenda Chau Tam Yuet-ching applied yesterday for permission to mount a judicial review of a government decision to cancel her licences to two exclusive sites near a country park in Sai Kung she has used for more than 20 years.Saturday, 14 July, 2012, 12:00am
Four protesters yesterday won permission to launch a court challenge against a government plan to build a massive offshore waste incinerator - even though the project is on hold.8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...
Housing Authority holds special public meeting7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Socialite and barrister Brenda Chau Tam Yuet-ching is challenging a government decision to cancel her licences to two exclusive sites near a country park in Sai Kung which she has used for more than 20 years.23 May 2012 - 12:00am
If the Environmental Protection Department has its way, Hong Kong will be saddled with the world's largest waste incineration plant on a site that is the most expensive to develop (HK$14.96 billion at current prices), takes the longest time to construct, has the highest construction risk, and inflicts the most ecological damage.13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
A HK$620 million government project announced five years ago to revitalise the old village of Tai O appears to have been suspended.
A cottage showcasing the history of the salt-making industry in the fishing community has been closed to visitors since its refurbishment months ago, as researchers lack funds for its operation.2 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
The wife of the late socialite Kai-bong Chau is caught up in a tit-for-tat dispute at Sai Kung involving the illegal widening of a track to swerve around a brick wall built in the middle of the country park path.7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
On November 25, I attended an eye-opening meeting organised by the Environmental Protection Department for people who object to the proposed construction of 'integrated waste management facilities' at Shek Kwu Chau.
The two-hour session confirmed portrayals of the government's 'public consultations' as a sham. This one was not only phoney, it was a farce.5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
HALCYON DAYS Hong Kong was not a wealthy city when I was born, in 1950. My family enjoyed a modest standard of living in Sai Ying Pun, and despite the relative poverty of the times, people seemed content. Expectations were low and family bonds were tight. I came from a working-class background- my father was a driver and my mother a housewife.18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
The ashes of Ping Chau's renowned tour guide dog will be scattered on the beach and the pier where he roamed and greeted visitors for more than a decade.2 May 2011 - 12:00am