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  1. Lightning reaction

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shaolin monks from Songshan, Henan province, perform during yesterday's official opening of the Hong Kong Shaolin Wushu Culture Centre in Tai O, Lantau, after the completion of renovation work. The centre, which first opened its doors to the public in July last year, offers traditional martial arts training, and courses in Zen and healing. It has a hostel that can ...

  2. Developers persist with proposal for columbarium

    Posted Apr 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... despite objections from villagers, green groups and a nearby youth hostel. New Cheer, which owns around 70 per cent of the site near the beach at Mong Tung Wan, already has the powerful Heung Yee ... will bring in many visitors during the worshipping season, is out of the question,' he said. The Youth Hostels Association, which has a hostel adjoining the site, has also written to the board ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... District Secondary School, turned into a hostel. There is a lack of hostels or resorts in Mui Wo. Many teenagers and foreign visitors are interested in exploring such places as Lantau, Lamma and Cheung Chau, but there are few facilities for them and they have to pay quite high rates for accommodation. It might also encourage schools to set up training camps, with the hostel as a base. ...

  4. Rehab school in Legco protest

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to build new hostels and education facilities,' it said. ...

  5. Careful what you fish for

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... salt-production exhibition at a disused salt pan; and an anchorage and entrance plaza. Tin Lee House, an under-used government housing block, will be converted into a youth hostel and streets ... temples Heritage trail, with free MP3 guide Hand-pulled ferry Space for events, such as Chinese opera and flea markets Folk museum and hostel (rebuilt stilt houses for experience centre or hostel ...

  6. The simpler life

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... camp, held last week at Mong Tung Wan Youth Hostel in Lantau. 'Quite a lot of people in Taiwan have become aware of the movement so I think it's time to promote it in Hong Kong,' ... supporters have been searching for a permanent site where he can set up a centre similar to his Yenliao facility. One possible venue is the under-utilised hostel at Mong Tung Wan, which Au hopes ...

  7. Tai O proposals seek to protect fishing village's natural landscape

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the vacant public housing block Tin Lee House would become a youth hostel; the historic Tai O Police Station would be turned into a cafe, library or restaurant; and the disused salt pans would ...

  8. Letters

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maurice Corpus, Lantau Cage home dwellers need hostels The shortage of public housing has long been a thorny issue in our society. Families face a three-year waiting list before they can get ... in the supply of low-cost flats would interfere with the market and have an adverse impact on property prices. In that case it should at least establish some non-profit-making hostels that provide beds ...

  9. Planning contest to be launched for Tai O

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... 'If eco-tourism is the best direction for Tai O, how should we go for it?' he asked. Mr Young added that, for example, under-occupied public estates could be turned into tourist hostels ...

  10. Protecting Lantau's green spaces

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Henderson

    ... be brought into use as low-budget hostels for hikers to [stay] overnight. They could be run by villagers. But given the amount of money needed to make them meet tight safety and fire regulations ...




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