Common water hyacinths are seen on the surface of abandoned fish ponds in rural areas in Fung Lok Wai, Yuen Long. Photo: Martin ChanCommon water hyacinths are seen on the surface of abandoned fish ponds in rural areas in Fung Lok Wai, Yuen Long. Photo: Martin Chan
Common water hyacinths are seen on the surface of abandoned fish ponds in rural areas in Fung Lok Wai, Yuen Long. Photo: Martin Chan

Court sides with environmentalist against Hong Kong developer that wants to build on globally important wetlands

  • Roy Tam launched a judicial review six years ago challenging Town Planning Board decision to allow Cheung Kong to build homes
  • Area is renowned habitat for waterfowls, a stopover point for migratory birds, and is recognised as being of international importance

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Common water hyacinths are seen on the surface of abandoned fish ponds in rural areas in Fung Lok Wai, Yuen Long. Photo: Martin ChanCommon water hyacinths are seen on the surface of abandoned fish ponds in rural areas in Fung Lok Wai, Yuen Long. Photo: Martin Chan
Common water hyacinths are seen on the surface of abandoned fish ponds in rural areas in Fung Lok Wai, Yuen Long. Photo: Martin Chan
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