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Yuen Long District

Don't evict villagers yet, academics urge officials

Dozens of academics, accusing the government of bullying, are urging it to postpone the eviction of villagers from Tsoi Yuen Tsuen, scheduled for tomorrow.

Thursday, 18 November, 2010, 12:00am

Twelve held in road racing swoop

15 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Fight over fung shui bridge hots up

Villagers and a concern group helping them have taken to the Legislative Council their battle against the widening of a bridge in Kap Lung Village, in Tai Lam Country Park.

14 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

9 held in blitz on road racing

As racers prepare to spin their wheels at the Macau Grand Prix next week, owners of exotic cars in Hong Kong are getting into the spirit too - and falling foul of the law.

13 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Details of proposed work on Kam Pok Road published in Gazette

13 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Azura adds supply to Mid-Levels

Swire Properties will add much sought-after supply to Mid-Levels with the opening of its new project, Azura at 2A Seymour Road, which will offer 126 units, ranging from 1,650 to 2,100 sqft.

12 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

First tender of a residential site for 10 years

For the first time in 10 years, the government yesterday released a residential site for tender.

The Lands Department announced that the Yuen Long site, at the junction of Yuen Long On Lok Road and Tai Kiu Road, will go out to tender in December.

10 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

I'm no hero, says homeward-bound liver donor

Please don't try to turn me into a hero. That's the message Customs officer Simon Hui Sai-man had for the Hong Kong public yesterday just before he left hospital five days after donating part of his liver to save the life of a dying colleague.

10 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Tears of happiness for chance to be donor

Customs inspector Simon Hui Sai-man has spoken of his 'indescribable happiness' after donating part of his liver to save the life of a critically injured colleague.

Hui wept yesterday as he spoke publicly for the first time since the operation four days ago in which part of his organ was implanted in fellow officer Yuen Wai-cheung, who had been injured in the line of duty.

9 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

school news

Cheung Sha Wan Catholic Secondary School

Cheung Sha Wan Catholic Secondary launched its grand kick-off ceremony on October 15 to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

For the first time in the school's history, the whole school - more than 1,000 teachers and students - stood close together on the playground to form a stunning picture of a radiating 'sun'.

8 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Tsoi Yuen villagers ordered to leave within two weeks

Harsh reality has arrived for Yuen Long villagers whose homes must make way for the HK$66.9 billion high-speed railway to Guangzhou.

Lands officers who arrived in the farming community of Tsoi Yuen yesterday to start taking back vacant properties told the remaining residents they must be out in two weeks.

5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Hit-and-run driver sought

A hit-and-run driver is being sought by police after a collision with a taxi in Pat Heung at about 1am. Police said the seven-seater car failed to stop after ramming the back of the taxi near Tai Lam Tunnel on the Tsing Long Highway. The taxi then crashed into a concrete embankment and its driver, 56, was treated for minor head injuries.

4 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Green coalition fights to save wetland

About 20 green groups have combined to hold what they say is the last line of defence to stop a developer building luxury houses on a Yuen Long wetland.

They say that if the Henderson Land project goes ahead at Nam Sang Wai, it will open the way for development of other wetlands where developers have bought up sites.

3 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Villagers set to fight removal

Villagers of Tsoi Yuen Chuen are bracing for a fight in the event that government officials remove them by force this month. A 100-strong defence squad paraded yesterday and pledged to protect those who will be required to leave upon the arrival of bulldozers in mid- or late November.

1 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Police praise trio for catching thief

Police praised a taxi driver and two other men after they caught a robber who snatched a handbag from a woman and jumped into a cab to escape.

23 Oct 2010 - 12:00am