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Activists construct giant ‘ass’ and erect barricades to defend Fanling village from developer

A group of activists spent Monday building barricades to prevent “forceful removals” at a farming village in Fanling. A developer had previously sent a lawyer’s letter to a household in the village asking the activists to leave. Around 80 percent of the land at Ma Shi Po village in Fanling has been slowly acquired by Henderson Land Development. The developer has been seeking to construct housing, though […]

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Fresh and organic: A guide to buying farm direct in Hong Kong

Kong Yeah (港嘢), a group which supports local agriculture and production, has compiled a list of locations where farm direct produce can be purchased in Hong Kong. The list includes farmers markets and wet market stalls run by organic farmers, as well as other points of sale. It was translated into English on GitHub by Jason Li and was […]

The Best of Hong Kong Free Press 2015-2016

The Hong Kong Free Press website officially launched in June 2015 amid a blaze of publicity, and after a record-breaking round of fundraising. Thank you to all of our readers, donors, staff and volunteers who have made HKFP possible since its inception. See also: The Best of Hong Kong Free Press 2016-2017. Our first year – HKFP by […]

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A year of Hong Kong Free Press: On our first anniversary, a look back at our best coverage

Hong Kong Free Press celebrated its first anniversary in June. We officially launched our website a year ago, amid a blaze of publicity, and after a record-breaking round of fundraising. Thank you to all of our readers, donors, staff and volunteers who have made HKFP possible over the past year. Our first year – HKFP by the […]