Rural strongman Leung Fuk-yuen who operated the Tai Tong Lychee Valley park in Yuen Long is asked to return the site to his landlord after he refused to remove illegal structures there.Tuesday, 28 January, 2014, 7:59pm
Rural strongman Leung Fuk-yuen, his brother and his Tai Tong Lychee Valley park were at the centre of a new land-use row yesterday after a court ordered the closure of a restaurant run by the park.16 Aug 2012 - 3:52am
Some political heavyweights have stopped short of giving full support to Leung Chun-ying and told the public they will have to wait and see what the future brings.
Their remarks came soon after President Hu Jintao , speaking at Leung's inauguration ceremony, called on people from different walks of life to unite for the sake of Hong Kong.2 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Lands officers yesterday successfully entered a rural leader's recreational park in Yuen Long and tore down most of the remaining illegal structures inside, backed by a strong police presence.23 May 2012 - 12:00am
Dozens of villagers formed a line yesterday to guard a rural leader's recreational park in Yuen Long where illegal structures were found - but they dispersed without any confrontation as lands officers moved in to deal with the problem.
Leung Fuk-yuen, one of two directors of a company running the park, denied staging the gathering of villagers.1 May 2012 - 12:00am
Rural affairs body the Heung Yee Kuk is organising a rally next month to solicit support from urban residents for its fight to retain illegal housing structures in the New Territories.24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Despite growing public awareness of land abuses, government officials are still notoriously slack when it comes to enforcement. Blatant breaches are often brushed aside or tolerated for years without prosecutions or punishment. The problem is aggravated by terribly outdated rules and ridiculously low penalties. The outcome, not surprisingly, is disappointing and sometimes infuriating.21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Chief executive candidate Leung Chun-ying has already secured the 150 nominations he needs to stand for election in March, according to New People's Party chairwoman Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee.
'Before Christmas, [Leung] told me he had secured the required 150 nominations,' Ip, a lawmaker, said yesterday.18 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Chief executive candidate Leung Chun-ying may need a carefully crafted election manifesto aimed at undeclared voters in next year's election if he wants to revive his once-bright prospects.14 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Villagers from Yuen Long yesterday demanded compensation for dismantling any illegal structures at their homes. Alternatively, they want the law changed so they can build six-storey village houses instead of the legally mandated three storeys.1 Jun 2011 - 12:00am