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  1. 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

    ... 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 ...

  2. Green groups in protest over bay development

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com A coalition of green groups called on the government yesterday to conserve coastal and river ecologies, rich in biodiversity, which are threatened ... is very important,' said Cheng Luk-ki of Green Power, one of the seven groups that co-signed an alternative development plan for the area. The other groups include WWF and The Conservancy ...

  3. Most residents in Mui Wo are fond of buffaloes and want them to stay

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... killing of these animals, it seems clear that the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department simply wants to do whatever means less work for it. There is no actual 'conservation ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion scheme unveiled, raising reclamation concerns

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... is available in 2021, 40 per cent of the flats will be for public housing and the rest private. An MTR station will be provided for both parts. Samantha Lee Mei-wah, a marine conservation officer from WWF, said the reclamation at Tung Chung east would "violate the conservation principle" underlying the government's plan to set up a marine park at Brothers Islands northwest ...

  5. Buffaloes bring back fond memories

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last year, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) removed 12 water buffaloes from Lantau. They were removed following a complaint that the buffaloes were a threat to public safety and destroying villagers' crops. But some residents were angry at the AFCD. In my opinion, if the buffaloes really are a threat to public safety, their removal is necessary. ...

  6. Cruel incompetence

    Posted Apr 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair What organisation in Hong Kong can successfully round up a few placid cattle and truck them 30km? You would think it would be the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. You would be totally wrong. Witness the fate of the buffaloes of Shap Long near Chi Ma Wan on Lantau. A few weeks ago, a gang despatched by the department descended on these harmless ...

  7. Dead chicken tests positive for H5 virus

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan A dead chicken found in Sha Lo Wan on Lantau Island had tested positive for the H5 virus, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said. The Department of Health is looking for people who may have been in close contact with it and has placed some people under medical care. A spokesman said there were no poultry farms within three kilometres of where the dead ...

  8. Make the most of summer and go hiking

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ELITA LAI If you have already run out of things to do with your summer holidays, why not try hiking? A new book published by Friends of the Country Parks and the Scout Association of Hong Kong is a user-friendly guide that plots the routes of some of Hong ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LAND DISPUTE

    Residents ready to fight Discovery Bay developer over rural trail

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... and cycling trail for an alleged luxury housing development. The residents plan to seek legal advice before writing to the Islands District Office and the Agricultural and Fisheries Conservation ... that according to the land grant, construction on all hiking and riding tracks in the area had to be approved by the Agricultural and Fisheries Conservation Department. He said the residents had been ...

  10. Developing Lantau a delicate task

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... centre. While a conservation and recreation strategy has been adopted towards the island's south, a concrete sprawl is evolving along its north and east from Hong Kong International Airport, ... with preservation and conservation. Plans for the world's largest incinerator on reclaimed land next to Shek Kwu Chau off south Lantau do not fit that approach. Lantau's views will be blighted ...




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