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  1. Columbarium runs into trouble

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... owner of the columbarium site. The land's owner is Lippo Star International, which is registered in the British Virgin Islands. The company bought the 300,000 sq ft site from a local bank ... Cheung Chi-fai The operator of a private columbarium being built on Lantau Island is thought to be making misleading claims about thousands of niches being planned near a famous site known ...

  2. Funeral urn site seized by officials

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... of their plans. Land registry records show ownership of the 300,000 square foot plot has already been transferred from Lippo Star, a British Virgin Islands-registered company, to the government. ... an underground columbarium in defiance of an official order. The plot of land at Tei Tong Tsai on Lantau Island is one of 53 sites next to or surrounded by country parks that were formally identified ...

  3. Swire's green development wins favour

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... parent is registered in the British Virgin Islands, has submitted only a conceptual plan with no development details or conservation plan. Plans for a spa hotel, herbal garden and Hakka village ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Development of Lantau welcomed, seen as long-term plan

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:59pm by SANDY LI AND PEGGY SITO

    ... Sandy Li and Peggy Sito The proposed development of Lantau Island into another core business district was welcomed by analysts and property consultants. The island will become an essential ... striking a balance between development and conservation, Leung said. “What is new is the development of Lantau Island, but Leung’s different ways of looking for land are more or less the same ...

  5. Slice of life

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... patches of oil off the south coast of Hong Kong Island continued unabated. Officials said an estimated 3,000 tons of heavy diesel fuel leaked from a Shell fuel tank off Ap Lei Chau. At least 13 ... attended the main memorial service at the Cenotaph in Statue Square were Governor Lord MacLehose and Colonial Secretary Denys Roberts. Also present were the Commander British Forces, ...

  6. The Stone Roses Hong Kong 2012

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The British rock group in concert. Jul 24, 8pm, AsiaWorld Expo- Arena, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$388-HK$988 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2629 6240 ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... explosive leak. The French company evacuated the Elgin rig off the Scottish coast on March 25 because of the leak, which the company says is costing it US$2.5 million a day and has become its worst ...

  8. Abolishing estate duty will end silly game

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1 reclamation. Seeking another source, the developers targeted the virgin marine sand off Po Toi Island. As stated in the Audit Commission report, more than 3.6 million tonnes of marine sand was dredged ... is making policy by such means a democratically sound method? HATIM N. HOOSENALLY, Pokfulam Wide outrage on jail The article 'Island super-jail plans thrown into disarray by environment ...

  9. Lantau school denies HK$1 land abuse claim

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... it submitted its accounts every year to the Inland Revenue Department. The international primary school, founded in 1993, serves 260 pupils and follows a British curriculum. Annual tuition fees ...

  10. What's On

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for $25 million in gold and renamed the U.S. Virgin Islands 1855: Charlotte Bronte, author of Jane Eyre, died in pregnancy 1913: A record 6,745 immigrants arrived at Ellis Island in New York City, ...




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