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  1. Lamma Island ferry firm to apply for fare increase

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry plans to seek a $2 fare increase on its Lamma Island service to curb mounting losses caused by soaring fuel costs. The increase- a year after the ferry operator's last fare rise- would apply only to its Monday-to-Saturday service. Monthly tickets would cost $45 more. Islands District Council chairman Lam Wai-keung said he feared ...

  2. Lamma Island ferry fare rise planned

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry plans to seek a $2 fare increase on its Lamma Island service in a bid to curb mounting losses caused by soaring fuel costs. The increase- a year ... three routes between Lamma and Hong Kong Island- Yung Shue Wan-Central, Sok Kwu Wan-Central and Yung Shue Wan-Aberdeen via Pak Kok. Mr Ng said the firm expects to formally lodge the fare ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma businesses say lingering fears over ferry crash keeping visitors away

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND JOHNNY TAM

    ... Once the spot for seafood and ocean air, people are steering clear of the island since the tragedy People looking for a special seafood dinner or a walk along the ocean are giving Lamma a miss these days, boat operators and restaurant managers say. Christmas season can be a busy time for the famed restaurants on the island. But since the fatal ferry accident in October, business ...

  4. Lamma ferry fare to rise 30pc in tender bid

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Fast service to go in revamp Ferry fares to Lamma Island will rise nearly 30 per cent if a bid by Hong Kong and Kowloon Ferry wins the contract for outlying island ferry routes. The bidding closed yesterday. The operator confirmed it had entered bids for the two ferry routes between Lamma and Central - on the condition that the fare for slow vessels be raised by between 25 ...


    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis Long renowned as an escape from the city and a residential haven for people who appreciate a slower pace of life, Lamma Island is in the middle of an eight-year facelift ... built several properties on Lamma, has plans to develop two bays in the southeast of the island into luxury residential areas complete with a marina. Paul Lam, King Wong's general manager, ...

  6. Protesters call for lower fares on holidays

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Ten residents from the outlying islands marched to the Transport and Housing Bureau yesterday to petition for lower ferry fares on public holidays. Fares on average increase by 40 per cent during the holidays, and residents say they do not reflect the recent slide in oil prices. More than 700 residents in Peng Chau, Mui Wo, Cheung Chau and Lamma Island signed ...

  7. 300 march over ferry service cuts

    Posted Mar 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang About 300 islanders marched from the Central ferry piers to the Central Government Offices yesterday to protest against a cut in services proposed under the retendering ... Kwu Wan on Lamma, and Peng Chau and Mui Wo- are to be retendered this month after operators last month proposed increasing fares by 30 per cent to 50 per cent- a move deemed unacceptable ...

  8. Hard times for farmers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... of the total fisheries production, an Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department spokesman said. Fish farms can be found at Sai Kung, Lamma Island, Kat O and Sha Tau Kok. Kwok Tam-fook, owner of a 400-square-metre fish farm at Lamma Island, said the cost of fish food has risen significantly in the past year because of transportation cost increases. 'It [the rise in oil prices] affects the whole ...

  9. Earful

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Georgina Lee

    ... role at the company. Not now, perhaps some time later Lamma Island residents gave Earful an earful over PCCW's broadband marketing efforts. Sales staff recently set up a sales kiosk on the island, clad in NOW Broadband black T-shirts and displaying posters advertising the company's pay-TV services. 'Had NOW television finally come to Lamma?' excited residents ...

  10. Business - Companies - TRANSITIONS

    Power Assets veteran steps down as chief

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Electric- the sole electricity supplier to Hong Kong Island and Lamma Island- in 1966. He spent 15 years there in roles that included chief project engineer. After a decade from 1987 as group ...




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