Lau Wong-fat at the inauguration ceremony of a statue in his honour at the Heung Yee Kuk headquarters in 2011. Photo: David Wong Lau Wong-fat at the inauguration ceremony of a statue in his honour at the Heung Yee Kuk headquarters in 2011. Photo: David Wong
Lau Wong-fat at the inauguration ceremony of a statue in his honour at the Heung Yee Kuk headquarters in 2011. Photo: David Wong
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Why a shift in political fault lines threatens Hong Kong’s rural power brokers

Newly elected lawmaker Eddie Chu’s crusade against unfair land use has revived calls for reform of the Heung Yee Kuk, the organisation that for decades has called the shots in the New Territories

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Lau Wong-fat at the inauguration ceremony of a statue in his honour at the Heung Yee Kuk headquarters in 2011. Photo: David Wong Lau Wong-fat at the inauguration ceremony of a statue in his honour at the Heung Yee Kuk headquarters in 2011. Photo: David Wong
Lau Wong-fat at the inauguration ceremony of a statue in his honour at the Heung Yee Kuk headquarters in 2011. Photo: David Wong
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