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Pak Sha O

Call to place a cocoon around butterfly havens

The rare Constable butterfly is pictured above in the 100- year-old village of Pak Sha O. The village is home to 97 butterfly species. Photo: May Tse

Three of Hong Kong's most important butterfly breeding grounds may be under threat from development as they are not protected by any outline zoning plan, an environment group has warned.

Friday, 7 June, 2013, 3:55am

Letters to the Editor, November 5, 2012

Pak Sha O village is now under threat. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Projects focus on pouring concrete

Living Lamma has been lobbying for community improvements on Lamma Island for the last four years.

5 Nov 2012 - 2:40am

Letters to the Editor, November 1, 2012

Hakka village is important heritage site

Hongkongers see their trips to the countryside during holidays and at weekends as an opportunity to enjoy greenery and breathe fresh air.

One of their favourite haunts is Sai Kung, and the village of Pak Sha O has a rich ecological and cultural heritage.

1 Nov 2012 - 2:58am

Sai Kung village, Pak Sha O, under threat from developer

A building in Pak Sha O, which is treasured for its heritage values. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

A Sai Kung village rich in ecological and heritage values is under threat from a developer who has bought up land faster than the government can freeze and zone its use, conservationists warn.

24 Oct 2012 - 4:41am

Lau Ming-shum an entrepreneur with fingers in many pies

The name Lau Ming-shum - the developer who has caused controversy by buying up land in the Sai Kung village of Pak Sha O - is familiar to conservationists. It is not the first time the political adviser to Hunan has been in a land row.

24 Oct 2012 - 11:10am

Green groups urge protection of Pak Sha O and its environs

Homes have been restored by expatriate families in the century-old village of Pak Sha O. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong's best-conserved village - a century-old jewel set amid hills rich in natural life - is under threat.

Green groups warn that Pak Sha O, and the rich ecological web that surrounds it, faces destruction if the government doesn't act to stop development at the enclave in Sai Kung West Country Park.

24 Oct 2012 - 4:33pm