Hongkongers visit the rapeseed field next to Cheung Uk village in Sha Lo Tung. Environmentalists are not so taken by the villagers’ move to plant the crop there, and suspect their motives. Photo: Martin ChanHongkongers visit the rapeseed field next to Cheung Uk village in Sha Lo Tung. Environmentalists are not so taken by the villagers’ move to plant the crop there, and suspect their motives. Photo: Martin Chan
Hongkongers visit the rapeseed field next to Cheung Uk village in Sha Lo Tung. Environmentalists are not so taken by the villagers’ move to plant the crop there, and suspect their motives. Photo: Martin Chan

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Hongkongers visit the rapeseed field next to Cheung Uk village in Sha Lo Tung. Environmentalists are not so taken by the villagers’ move to plant the crop there, and suspect their motives. Photo: Martin ChanHongkongers visit the rapeseed field next to Cheung Uk village in Sha Lo Tung. Environmentalists are not so taken by the villagers’ move to plant the crop there, and suspect their motives. Photo: Martin Chan
Hongkongers visit the rapeseed field next to Cheung Uk village in Sha Lo Tung. Environmentalists are not so taken by the villagers’ move to plant the crop there, and suspect their motives. Photo: Martin Chan
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