A farmer works on his crops at Kwu Tung North, where the new agricultural park will be located. Photo: Dickson Lee

New agricultural park will boost Hong Kong’s vegetable production but farmers are not happy they cannot live on site

  • Site at Kwu Tung South in the New Territories will have dormitories for farmers to rest in, but government wants to maximise arable land
  • Farmers and their supporters call decision absurd, saying their working hours mean they cannot commute
Topic |   Food and agriculture

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A farmer works on his crops at Kwu Tung North, where the new agricultural park will be located. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Phila Siu

Phila Siu

Phila Siu, also known as Bobby, has been a journalist since 2009. He has reported on human rights, security, politics, and society in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Hong Kong Baptist University and a human rights law master's degree from the University of Hong Kong.