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  1. Lamma island marina bid is thrown out

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com A bold development plan in an ecologically sensitive part of Lamma Island was rejected yesterday by town planners, who feared its approval would set an undesirable precedent. The luxury residential and marine project, Baroque on Lamma, was led by a Town Planning Board member, Cheng Yan-kee. He is the chief executive of the company in charge ...

  2. Lamma islanders ought to be involved in plan

    Posted May 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... For a government that claims to be so open and transparent, the lack of public consultation over plans to reclaim a chunk of the bay beside the Lamma Island village of Yung Shue Wan comes ... the island. This is despite the potential to create an attractive part of our city that could be a genuine draw for tourists from near and far. Lamma is a peaceful, uncrowded part of our city. It does ...

  3. Women rowers add a splash of colour to Lamma Island's first dragon boat contest

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with Annemarie Evans It's going to be the first dragon boat competition on Lamma Island, with pink-clad women rowers, a whopping 55 teams taking part, and all in aid of the Make ... with Lamma Dragons' team members- and a helicopter. (I'm not complaining, recent freebies on CitySeen have consisted of one blue lollipop sent in the post from a shopping centre). Lamma ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Greens and islanders fight HK$10b plan for marina

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com More than 200 Lamma Island residents and environmentalists staged a protest yesterday against developers who want to build luxury flats and a marina ... that would be threatened should developers move into southern Lamma. Dr Laura Ruggeri, the chairwoman of Living Lamma, which led the rally, said: 'Most of us today are Lamma residents, and all ...

  7. Sunday is Fun Day on Lamma

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lamma Island will offer a day of family fun on Sunday to raise money for children in Nepal. Now in its fifth year, the Lamma Fun Day has been working together with Nepal's Child Welfare Scheme. More than $40,500 was raised last year. Over the past three years, funds raised have been used to sponsor 10 deprived students at the Job Youth Opportunity Training Institute- from ...

  8. 'Lost' Lamma hiker to do community service

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A woman who falsely reported to police that she was lost on Lamma Island and triggered a HK$170,000 three-day search-and-rescue operation was ordered to perform 120 hours of community service. Yeung Pui-ka, 21, earlier pleaded guilty to wasting police resources. On November 23, Yeung reported that she was lost because she was afraid of a pack of dogs, but she fled when ...

  9. Husband of niece is Lamma murder suspect

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The niece of the British woman found dead on Lamma island said yesterday that the man arrested in connection with her aunt's suspected murder was her husband. Julia Fareed, ... in connection with a suspected murder case in which a 64-year-old missing woman was killed on Lamma island'. The suspect was being detained 'pending further inquiries'. Fareed wept as she ...

  10. Bike seizures anger Lamma cyclists

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Government officers angered Lamma islanders by targeting hundreds of bicycles parked near the ferry pier at Yung Shue Wan. After tagging 387 bikes ... bicycles, especially the children's bikes, did not look unused, but brand new and rideable. Yu said: 'We understand that many Lamma Island residents are cyclists, and a bicycle parking ...




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