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‘We made the sacrifice’: Powerless to resist development, Wang Chau villages face demolition

Like many who grew up in Hong Kong’s villages, 30-year-old Patrick Cheng spent his childhood roaming the outdoors, playing, and developing an appreciation for nature in Wang Chau, Yuen Long. He remembers taking his friends visiting from the city to the rooftop of his one-storey house, where they picked longan, wampi and pomelo from trees. […]