Yuen Long District

Plans to rejuvenate Tin Shui Wai shelved in favour of new services for the elderly

Plans to establish a factory outlet and a food market in Tin Shui Wai to ease high unemployment in the area have been shelved because the site's five-year lease was considered too short.

Tuesday, 30 March, 2010, 12:00am

Run focuses on water crisis

Live Earth, a for-profit company that raises funds for green NGOs, is calling on Hongkongers to take part in an event to promote awareness of water shortages and help people who have no access to clean water.

29 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Banker trio sacrifice their good looks to raise a million dollars for Hong Kong Cancer Fund

A trio of investment bankers lost their locks last week, but all in a good cause. Friends (left to right, in before and after pictures) Nelson Tang, Donald Tang and Christopher Burgess all stepped up to to cut their hair for charity and raised a total of HK$1 million for the Hong Kong Cancer Fund.

22 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

'Eco-cultural' park planned for wetlands

The government is planning to develop the rural town of Lau Fau Shan into an 'eco-cultural park', with a direct access road from the Wetland Park in nearby Tin Shui Wai.

10 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Cabbie held for dangerous driving

1 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Cabbie held for dangerous driving

1 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Hey big spender, where's the cash to improve our public toilets?

Many complain Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah is throwing taxpayers' hard-earned money away. But if he is bringing genuine relief to people in desperate need, I say let him spend. The problem is, there is no plan in the budget to improve the state of our public toilets.

27 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Last holdouts in village will sign for rail compensation tomorrow

Tsoi Yuen Tsuen residents holding out against the destruction of their village for the Hong Kong-Guangzhou high-speed railway said yesterday they would sign up for compensation packages tomorrow, the deadline for doing so, and would move out of their homes by the required date.

27 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Rail-link protestors want new home for village

Residents of Tsoi Yuen Tsuen say they will make way for the HK$66.9 billion express rail link if the government rebuilds their village elsewhere to maintain their way of life.

24 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Sun Hung Kai forecasts Yoho Midtown sales to set price record for Yuen Long

Sun Hung Kai Properties aims to achieve record sale prices for the second phase of its HK$10 billion Yoho Town development in Yuen Long, which will go on sale after the Lunar New Year.

'We will definitely set a new record price for Yuen Long,' said Amy Teo, a project director at Sun Hung Kai Real Estate Agency's sales department.

10 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Broken families, shattered lives

February 3, 2010 A mother suffering from post-natal depression plunges to death with her two-month-old baby from their Tsuen Wan home

December 30, 2009 A mother kills her six-year-old daughter and herself by burning charcoal at their Pok Fu Lam home

8 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

More land troubles for Sheung Shui village

Ho Sheung Heung, located in a rural part of Sheung Shui, has become the focus of another dispute over land use, even as it battles another illegal dumping case.

27 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

The express rail link in a nutshell

1 What does the rail link mean to the average person?

Faster access to main cities in Guangdong province and a return trip to Shenzhen within 30 minutes mean more job opportunities, but also more competition from mainland workers

2 Why are some people against the project?

15 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Officials and supporters skirting concerns over express rail link

Regarding the express rail link, the administration and groups with vested interests are falling over themselves in a joint disinformation campaign, including a number of expensive, unsigned, sponsored features in the press.

14 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Half a million for a flat? Yes, but check the title

Hong Kong housing is widely known to be among the most expensive in the world. Less well known is that it is possible to buy a small flat for just HK$500,000 - though not without taking some risks.

13 Jan 2010 - 12:00am