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Video: Sha Lo Wan’s Last Stand – A dying village on the frontlines of Lantau’s development rush

Lantau is “rich in natural and cultural resources, but lacks facilities,” Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says.

Amid the rush to develop Hong Kong’s most pristine island, traditional villages like Sha Lo Wan have ended up in the front line of new construction projects. HKFP looks at whether the elderly villagers welcome development and asks whether they are being properly compensated.

See also: HKFP Lens: The fading Lantau village plagued by development on its doorstep

Produced by: Amy Gunia, Hui Tsz Ting, Ko Ming Hon, Tom Grundy, Wei Yu, Wu Man Yee. Special thanks: Eva Tam, Kevin Sites.

Video: Sha Lo Wan's Last Stand - A dying village on the frontlines of Lantau's development rush