The men vying to become Hong Kong's next leader ventured into New Territories politics yesterday, and came out with diverse plans that they hope will ensure the support of the powerful Heung Yee Kuk.Sunday, 23 October, 2011, 12:00am
Rural leaders, unable to reach agreement with the government over illegal structures on New Territories houses and conservation of private land in or abutting country parks, threw down the gauntlet yesterday.9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Three thousand villagers are set to surround the Legislative Council Building today in a show of force as lawmakers meet to discuss a government proposal to crack down on illegal structures on their village houses.28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Developers seeking to build a private columbarium at a secluded site near South Lantau will this week press ahead with their quest for approval from the Town Planning Board despite objections from villagers, green groups and a nearby youth hostel.13 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
The New Territories power brokers of the Heung Yee Kuk have a new headquarters - a HK$200 million, three-storey, 40,000-square-foot complex complete with a grand theatre and ambitions of becoming a wedding venue.
And even pan-democrats are free to use it, provided they pay, says the politically conservative kuk, led by Executive Council member Lau Wong-fat.3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
The government should give district councillors at least one more seat in the Legislative Council, says a top leader on rural affairs.
Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat yesterday challenged media reports saying that the government might enhance Legco representativeness by giving five more seats to district councils.4 Aug 2005 - 12:00am