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Rural affairs organisation the Heung Yee Kuk is backing two families in court fights over illegal structures at their homes in the New Territories as it steps up its opposition to a government crackdown.11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Police have arrested a 28-year-old Bangladeshi in connection with the killing of a compatriot who was seeking asylum. The man was released on bail yesterday and no charge has been laid. The victim, aged 32 and surnamed Morshed, was found dead on a path outside a warehouse in Kam Tsin Village, Sheung Shui, last Tuesday. An examination showed he had been repeatedly struck on the head.29 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
A suspected asylum seeker from Bangladesh was bludgeoned to death in a Sheung Shui village yesterday - the third murder in the city this year.
The man, in his 30s, was found unconscious with head injuries on a path outside a warehouse in Kam Tsin village by a worker at 8.08am.20 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
A man escaped injury when his Sheung Shui house was torched yesterday. Hau Chi-fan, 75, was asleep alone in the first-floor bedroom of his two-storey house in Kam Tsin Road when a burning towel or papers were thrown through an open window at about 2.30am. He was woken by dense smoke and ran to the roof shouting for help. Firefighters rescued him and doused the flames.2 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Suspected Illegal fuel traders arrested
Two men suspected of dealing in illicit fuel were arrested after a 3km car chase with police in Lok Ma Chau. The two men, aged 21 and 24, sped away in a goods van in Kam Tsin South Road at 12.30pm. They were arrested after driving into a car park in Kwu Tung Road. Police found 10 bottles of illicit oil in the van.10 Jan 2004 - 12:00am
A man was arrested after he was spotted acting suspiciously near Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's official country retreat in Kam Tsin, Fanling. Three police officers suffered minor injuries and were taken to North District Hospital for treatment when they struggled with the illegal immigrant.6 Jun 2000 - 12:00am
Tung Chee-hwa, who has pledged to tackle the housing shortage in his first policy address on Wednesday, has come under fire for leaving his official retreat Fanling Lodge unused.
The Democratic Party demanded he consider giving up the government property on Fanling's golf courses.6 Oct 1997 - 12:00am
Mr Tung said it was natural for him to live in his Mid-Levels flat. 'I'm not the ruler. I'm elected by the people to serve the people. It's natural for me to live in my own residence,' he said.30 May 1997 - 12:00am
Eleven people were injured, two seriously, when a public minibus hit a pedestrian at the junction of Jockey Club Road and Lung Sum Avenue, Sheung Shui.6 Apr 1996 - 12:00am