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  1. Business - Money

    Discovery Bay teens – Discovery College principal’s view

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 04:58pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com The recent piece on Discovery Bay teenagers and the issue of underage drinking and drug taking by kids as young as 13 prompted considerable reader reaction, for which many thanks. This is an important topic for many people, so I will address your concerns in two parts. Today we hear from the Principal of Discovery College, Mark Beach, where ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Are taxis in Discovery Bay the thin end of the wedge for residents?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Taxis in DB: thin end of the wedge? The Discovery Bay private development attracted buyers and renters with a green, car-free environment and a 24-hour fast ferry service. ... But development is an irresistible force in Hong Kong, even if it is sometimes debatable whether it represents progress. The construction of a new airport led to the building of a tunnel linking Discovery ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay developer wins permission for taxis and coaches

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Developer wins permission to introduce new services to hotel zone of Lantau residential enclave, but residents have their reservations Discovery Bay braces for taxis, coaches The once vehicle-free tranquillity of Discovery Bay will be eroded further after the developer won consent to have taxis and coaches come into the Lantau residential ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay ferry firm seeking another fare rise

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Councillors oppose planned increases for other island routes, saying they weren't consulted Discovery Bay ferry firm seeking another fare rise The operator of the CentralDiscovery Bay ferry service is in talks with transport authorities about further fare increases- less than a year after it raised prices by 9.5 per cent. On the outlying ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Reprieve for Discovery Bay ferry after last-minute agreement over safety rule

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Services will continue for at least two years after owner and marine safety officials agree not to follow new safety regulation Reprieve for Discovery Bay ferry Ferry services between Mui Wo and Discovery Bay will continue for at least two years after the Marine Department agreed that the operator would not have to follow a new safety rule introduced ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - DISCOVERY BAY

    Buyers look at Discovery Bay property after Metropolis announcement

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:34am by Sandy Li

    ... in Discovery Bay is on the rise as potential buyers are lured to the area by the prospect of capital gains resulting from the construction of the East Lantau Metropolis an artificial island that is to be built to the east of Lantau. "We have seen more flat viewers over the weekend as potential buyers want to learn more about Discovery Bay, which will be the closest residential area serving ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay ferry firm cuts cargo service

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Prices are expected to rise as shopkeepers pay more to move goods, but operator says tunnel has eaten into usage of the sea route Discovery Bay ferry firm cuts cargo service Follow @SCMP_News Shopkeepers in Discovery Bay are crying "unfair" after the ferry company serving Lantau signalled an end to a pier-to-pier cargo service. From next ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay residents fear fate of ferry service

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Operator explores contracting service out as fares keep rising Discovery Bay residents worry at ferry service changes Retiree Les Chu Kai-lan and his family have lived in Discovery Bay for more than a decade. "We chose to live here because of the quiet and green environment that was unusual in Hong Kong," Chu said of the residential ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Discovery Bay ferry row: Lesson to be learned from Park Island, Ma Wan

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Bernice Chan

    ... of Discovery Bay. Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP), the developer of the private housing estate on Ma Wan, an island in Tsuen Wan, followed the Discovery Bay model and established a ferry link ... "Ma Wan is different from Discovery Bay in that it must provide reasonable ferry services to Central only, not Tsuen Wan. But to have a better chance at selling the property, SHKP offered ...

  10. Business - Money

    Discovery Bay teenage drinking and drug taking – communication the key

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 03:54pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com Yesterday we heard from a Discovery Bay school principal, today is the turn of DB teenagers and the NGO educational KELY Support Group. Last week I covered the concerns of Discovery Bay parents and residents published in the DB magazine "Around DB” about teenage drug and alcohol use in the Lantau community. KELY Support Group, which ...




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