It was said that Paul Chan Mo Po will come to Fanling to meet with the public tomorrow (Wednesday 25th June). The meeting will start at 7 pm at Cheung Wah Estate Community Hall, Fanling. The North East villagers suggest wearing white.
It is not the first time he comes to Fanling. He has been there at least twice. One was a site visit to the affected villages including Ma Po Po Community Farm in a weekend afternoon. Another was a night meeting at North District Lands Office, just similar to this time. There were many iron barriers, police officers, and undercovers. He was always surrounded by a lots of bodyguards. He has nothing interesting to say in both visits.
Support local produce! We can buy organic vegetables produced in Hong Kong online and they deliver if we spend $100 or above. Android app and iPhone app are available too. Whoever decided to make such platform are visionary and wise enough! Without farmlands in New Territories, we must rely on the external sources.
Three Chinese (smugglers?) challenge the tolerance of the train passengers. Those three bitches (with large bags causing obstruction?) quarreled with a lady. They keep saying “X your mother” in high pitch. (I can feel how loud they are in front of the monitor. Indeed, I have the same experience everyday. The cross-border school kids run and yell on the train; and they like to make noise in the quiet compartment). They don’t shut up until a MTR staff has boarded on the train.
Source: Isis Cheng @ fb
An outspoken bus driver has received enormous appreciation from the Internet due to his heroic act on defending the principle and/or on driving smugglers away.
A fb user Isis Cheng posted the incident to the fb page “Everything in Yuen Long (盡在元朗)” with this description:
At B1 bus stop outside Yuen Long Landmark, a gang of smugglers attempted to board the bus with four big bags of smuggled goods. The outspoken bus driver refused to drive. He said “this is a bus, not a lorry,” and questioned “One man gets on the bus with six bags of smuggled goods?” He requested all smugglers to get off the bus.
According to Passenger Reminders of Kowloon Motor Bus, bus captains have the right not to allow passengers to carry bulky goods on board.
Bulky goods may be dislodged while the bus is in motion, and thus cause a hazard to passengers and to the driver. Passengers may not carry goods larger than 0.1 cubic metre or goods which will pose any danger to passengers. Passengers taking Long Win “E/S/N” routes may take on board one piece of luggage with a maximum size of 71x56x26cm (28x22x10 in). Long Win “A” route passengers may carry one piece of luggage with a maximum size of 71x56x26cm (28x22x10 in) and one piece of hand luggage with a maximum size of 56x36x23cm (22x14x9 in) on board.
At the time of writing (2014/06/22 11:35pm), the original post has received over 16700 likes and 1700 shares.
PassionTimes also reported the incident with selected users’ comments.
Note: KMB Route B1 is a border bus route in Hong Kong, operated by Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB). The route via Tin Shui Wai, Yuen Long, and Lok Ma Chau (copied from Wikipedia). This is one cross-border route alternative to riding the train to Lo Wu.
Our readers know the read situation of the towns near the border. Sheung Shui is like the the Wild West frontier. Thank you for the person who makes make this photo. I know you care!
Source: Hong Kong & China NOT the SAME 中港大不同
Fb user comments:
These are war zone photos of the real situation at the towns near the border, especially at Sheung Shui. Residents have to endure harassment by the chinese smugglers daily on the street, in trains, in malls, practically everywhere. Anyone who said Hongkongers discriminate against chinese for no reason should shove these goods up their arse.
HongKong residential area used as China smuggle goods stockage, bulk of goods stockpiled hoarding on the streets, creating a nuisance to the Hk residents.
By Gary Yeung
Friday afternoon Hong Kong’s Legislative Council tried again to approve the North East New Territories Development Project. The approval of the project means the Hong Kong-China border will be effectively dissolved, leaving Hong Kong defenseless against any form of aggression from China’s communist regime.
This Friday, 20th June 2014 is probably the last battle of NENT plan. Once the budget for pre-construction survey reading is passed, the development of NENT will begin and it is hard to be reverse. Many things have happened before Friday:
- Several protesters who were in the front line on 6th and 13th June were arrested .
- A 15-year-old kid who “spreaded” a guide on ramming the legco on the Internet was arrested.
- The floor of the area outside he legco was drilled with holes for locking iron barriers to the ground.
- Some fb users were bad-mouthed by newspaper as extreme localists.
- Appledaily website was cyber attacked.
- Facebook website was cyber attacked.
Outcome on Friday: the Legco meeting was adjourned. The crowd has to come back next Friday.