2016-08-12 How one Hong Kong village has adapted a rural lifestyle for the 21st century (SCMP)

Karim Rushdy and Nicholas Gordon say the improbable revitalisation of a village in northeastern Hong Kong should serve as a role model to preserve our rural culture – by making village life economically viable.

But the village’s success is the exception, rather than the norm. Hong Kong’s villages are fading – and unless the city acts quickly, an integral part of our heritage could be lost forever. The villages were here long before Hong Kong exploded as an international port and financial centre, and are a link back to the region’s rural heritage.

To read more: http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2001875/how-one-hong-kong-village-has-adapted-rural-lifestyle-21st