Pai Tau Village in Sha Tin. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong indigenous villagers say High Court small-house ruling cheats them out of the right to build their own homes, and may take it up with Beijing

  • Landowners who swapped their plots with the government and faced delays in applications are now left unable to build following last Monday’s court verdict
  • Rural power broker Leung Fuk-yuen says the Heung Yee Kuk could ask the central government to interpret the Basic Law if appeal fails
Topic |   Hong Kong housing

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Pai Tau Village in Sha Tin. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Naomi Ng

Naomi Ng

Naomi is a city news reporter at the South China Morning Post. She joined the Post in 2015 as a cadet reporter and has previously written for CNN International in Hong Kong, and Mizzima news in Myanmar.