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  1. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    27-year-old dies metres from triathlon race finish line

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The dead man, a Hong Kong-based expatriate, was taking part in ironman event held on Lantau Athlete,27, dies close to triathlon finish line A 27-year-old expatriate man collapsed and died metres from the finish line during an ironman triathlon race held on Lantau Island yesterday. Police confirmed a man had died during the race but did not release his ...

  2. Expat poll winner's village lockout

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... office for the village with around 35 regular residents, about half of them expatriates. Home Affairs officials said they would look into the lockout. The Briton arrived in Hong Kong 15 years ago ... The narrow victories looked like a matter of luck. But the expatriate chief said the challenges - all launched by close relatives of Mo - reflected the split between inhabitants ...

  3. Lantau buffalo freed, but far from home

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... following the round-up at Shap Long 12 days ago. Some villagers immediately began steps to reclaim it by adoption, and tried to 'bail' it out of detention. An expatriate Shap Long couple ... of a tug of war between expatriates on Lantau and indigenous villagers who were more concerned with development than conservation. A department spokesman said it had received 44 complaints about ...

  4. Happy in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I was even aware of the loss. Had he not done so, it would be no exaggeration to say that my Christmas would have been ruined. When moving house, the removal men (expatriate) left all my things ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for an incinerator was excellent and that it was a pity the plan had been frozen. This was attributed to biased research conducted by expatriates that was then blindly accepted by locals. It should be noted ...

  6. Divided loyalties

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... system- the largest number of women ever elected in village polls. Expatriates were picked to represent all residents in two villages. Briton Andrew Brown was elected village head of San Shek Wan village on South Lantau by one vote. Another expatriate, Baron Van Voorsttot, was elected village head of Lo Tik Wan village on Lamma. Just days after Mr Brown was elected, the indigenous village ...

  7. Lantau lobby out of luck in its search for a lone buffalo ranger

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loy, the association's director, adding that the buffaloes were the victims of a dispute between expatriates and indigenous villagers, who were more concerned with development than ...

  8. Discovery Bay needs wider transport options

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is often a price to pay for being different. The angst of Discovery Bay residents over the possible demise of a hire-car service that has breached the terms of its permit may raise a few wry smiles. To many people, this waterside development on Lantau may still seem like an uninspiring expatriate enclave that has no right to expect exceptions to government rules. There may ...

  9. Lantau police plan summer push against drug use among young

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... and 49 marijuana plants. Two men were charged with drugs and fireworks offences. On May 9, police from the waterfront division searched a 42-year-old British expatriate who lives on Lantau who ...

  10. Idyllic Cheung Sha commands top price

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is an attraction for many expatriates. However, the premium living environment offered by beachside properties in the area does not come cheap. Monthly rents for a 2,500 square foot house with a car park ... and the standalone, or semi-detached houses attract those who do not like high-rise buildings. In fact, most residents in the area are expatriates and many are airline pilots, according to Alice Leung, ...




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