Chinese banyans are seen surrounded by construction waste at a demolition site of Argyle Street Waterworks Depot at the junction of Sai Yee Street and Argyle Street in Mong Kok. Under a planning report for the site's redevelopment, the banyans have been identified as likely to be put under the Old and Valuable Trees lists. SCMP/Edmond So

Plight of banyan trees is a blot on Hong Kong

  • It is a reminder that if rules to safeguard heritage are to be meaningful, there must be effective policing and enforcement
Topic |   Living heritage of Hong Kong

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Chinese banyans are seen surrounded by construction waste at a demolition site of Argyle Street Waterworks Depot at the junction of Sai Yee Street and Argyle Street in Mong Kok. Under a planning report for the site's redevelopment, the banyans have been identified as likely to be put under the Old and Valuable Trees lists. SCMP/Edmond So
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