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Tai Tong

Owners of leisure park in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, ordered to shut down restaurant

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.

Thursday, 16 August, 2012, 3:52am

'Park use tolerated by agency for years'

The rural strongman who has unlawfully used almost 5,000 square metres of government land in Yuen Long as a commercial park for almost two decades says he did it for the public good.

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Police baffled by felling of 188 trees

Sawn off remains are left at the scene in worst case of eco-vandalism in a country park

Nearly 190 trees in the Yuen Long wilderness have been cut down by electric saws in the worst act of eco-vandalism in a local country park.

14 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Car runs into three

A car careered out of control and hit a six-year-old boy, his mother, 32, and another 52-year-old woman after mounting the pavement in Yuen Long yesterday.

24 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Barbecue 10 hurt in row

Ten people were injured in a fight between two groups of about 20 people barbecuing in Tai Tong Country Park, Yuen Long, early today.

The two, armed with knives and wooden poles, clashed over noise shortly after midnight. One group fled, leaving the 10 injured at the site.

3 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Fishpond flat scam

More than 25 home-hunters complained to police after being tricked into buying flats at a site designated for fish ponds and farmlands.

The scam was revealed when two victims discovered the truth about the Yuen Long site on which agents said the block of flats would be built.

22 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Villagers block felling of trees

ANGRY villagers brandishing knives, sticks and a pitchfork yesterday resisted government attempts to remove a commercial lychee garden that illegally encroached on a country park.

Yuen Long residents used two bulldozers to block access to the site in the Tai Tong Valley, also preventing emergency vehicles reaching a hill fire later waterbombed from a helicopter.

13 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Lychee garden and stables built partly on Crown land without permission

A PRIVATE lychee garden has been set up partly inside a country park, even though permission has not been granted by the Government.

The Tai Tong Lychee Valley, near Yuen Long, features a horse-riding stable, fishing pond, and a lychee and fruit garden where people are charged a $20 admission fee for sight-seeing.

30 Aug 1994 - 12:00am