Ping Yeung

Villagers cash in at new estate

A Post investigation into village houses offered for sale as part of a managed estate hints at more abuse of the long-criticised Small House Policy.

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 12:00am

Villagers worry over planned crossing

A proposed border crossing in the New Territories is likely to cut through the largest village in the area, and residents are not happy. Papers show a proposed route running through Ping Yeung village, a 300-year-old settlement in Ta Kwu Ling, which is home to 500 people in North District, the villagers say.

9 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Villagers worry about new border crossing

A proposed border crossing in the northeastern New Territories is likely to cut through the largest village in the area, and residents are not happy.

9 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

International heritage awards for century-old buildings

Two century-old private buildings in Hong Kong have won international heritage awards.

St Joseph's Chapel in Yim Tin Tsai, Sai Kung, and Tung Wah Coffin Home in Sandy Bay, Pokfulam, gained awards of merit at this year's Unesco Asia-Pacific Heritage Conservation Awards announced earlier this month.

14 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Thousands mark grave-sweeping day

Thousands of grave-sweepers flocked to cemeteries across the territory to mark the Chung Yeung Festival yesterday.

At Tseung Kwan O Cemetery, grave-sweepers, hoping to drive directly to their ancestors' graves, were furious after police sealed off the only access road to the cemetery at 5.30am, half-an-hour earlier than in previous years.

15 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Deathtrap

A 15-year-old boy was killed after jumping into a disused commercial washing machine while playing with friends at Ta Kwu Ling.

Yeung Wai-kuen's body was trapped by the door of the tumbler left on wasteland at Ping Yeung Tsuen. He was taken to Fanling Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival.

14 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Schoolgirl in death plunge

A SCHOOLGIRL who was to have found out tomorrow whether she had won a place in the Hong Kong Polytechnic plunged to her death yesterday after an argument with her mother.

9 Sep 1994 - 12:00am