Nim Wan

Helper charged with infanticide

A 26-year-old Indonesian woman was charged with murder yesterday after being arrested for allegedly disposing of her newborn baby in a rubbish bin in Yuen Long last week. The name of the woman, a domestic helper, has not been disclosed.

Sunday, 20 November, 2011, 12:00am

Search goes on for baby

More than 100 police officers wearing protective suits spent a second day searching a Tuen Mun landfill yesterday for a newborn girl abandoned shortly after her birth on Wednesday.

19 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Hunt for baby at landfill after mum dumped her

A major police search of a Tuen Mun landfill was under way last night for a newborn girl who was abandoned on Wednesday shortly after her birth.

Police said the baby's 26-year-old mother, an Indonesian domestic helper, allegedly stuffed the infant into a plastic bag before she and a friend abandoned the child at a rubbish collection centre in Yuen Long.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Proposal to 'beautify' incinerator fails to ease critics' concerns

A planned incinerator in Tuen Mun may hold an open design contest for its facade amid strong opposition from local politicians who question why most polluting facilities are located there.

18 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Sewage plant profile ready

21 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

'Chicken manure caused fly infestation'

The improper use of chicken manure caused Ha Pak Nai village in Tin Shui Wai to be infested with flies, inspectors said.

A joint investigation by three government departments denied a nearby landfill at Nim Wan caused the outbreak.

25 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Man on drug charges

A man, 39, will appear in Eastern Court tomorrow facing one count of drug trafficking. He was arrested on Friday night on a fishing boat off Nim Wan. On Wednesday, police raided a Tuen Mun flat and seized 90,000 tablets of Ecstasy and 2kg of cannabis.

14 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

Clan told it can dig up ancestral grave

TANG clansmen in Yuen Long have been promised a new dig next Wednesday for two sets of remains they claim were left in an ancestral grave during a government clearance.

The Government had eased its stance in its latest bid to resolve the four-year row, a spokesman said yesterday as the deadline passed to hand over the site to contractors for developing a landfill.

16 Sep 1995 - 12:00am