Containers stacked against houses in a Yuen Long village. Photo: SCMP Containers stacked against houses in a Yuen Long village. Photo: SCMP
Containers stacked against houses in a Yuen Long village. Photo: SCMP
Ed Peters
Opinion

Opinion

Ed Peters

Why is Hong Kong’s ‘bucolic’ New Territories blighted by rusty shipping containers?

  • Poetically pitched to tourists as ‘the land between’, in reality the region resembles a scrapyard
  • Its countryside and attractive traditional villages are strewn with containers used as storage, workshops and housing

Containers stacked against houses in a Yuen Long village. Photo: SCMP Containers stacked against houses in a Yuen Long village. Photo: SCMP
Containers stacked against houses in a Yuen Long village. Photo: SCMP
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