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Last walled village in downtown HK to go

Last villagers leave Nga Tsin Wai, which was built in 1354. The authorities say it's 'decrepit'; new homes to come up there

A PIECE OF OLD HK: Above: Villagers have been moving out of Nga Tsin Wai over the last 20 years, leaving behind a small community.

A PIECE OF OLD: Above: Villager Kwok Yue Ka is one of the last hold-outs.

Hong Kong

A 650-YEAR-OLD urban walled village in Hong Kong - the last of its kind - will be demolished to make way for development, in what critics say is another nail in the coffin for the city's cultural heritage.

On a chilly morning, around 20 remaining residents of Nga Tsin Wai...