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  1. Ill-conceived plans to pour more concrete threaten beautiful Lamma

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The planning intention for Lamma Island set by the government is not worth the paper it is written on. Both the government and a private developer seem determined to forge ahead with plans that will seriously undermine Lamma's attractiveness. For two years, local non-governmental organisation Living Lamma has been lobbying for an environmental clean-up and better design to enhance ...

  2. Lamma waterfront plan back on the table

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip It's a case of deja-vu for those who call laid-back Lamma Island home. The waterfront of Yung Shue Wan, home to seafood restaurants, will be filled in with about four square ... According to residents concern group Living Lamma, this plan was announced in The Standard- which is not distributed on Lamma Island. And the main official community notice board on Yung Shue Wan ...

  3. Building an ambulance road on Lamma is not going to save lives

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of its money, I am sure it can come up with more constructive ideas, even for Lamma. Maybe it could consider extending the MTR's South Island Line to have a Lamma Island stop. Wouter van ... It was with disgust that I learned about the latest government plan for the destruction of our coastline. This time it is Yung Shue Wan that is the victim ('Lamma waterfront plan back ...

  4. Lamma Fun Day

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Join the residents of Lamma and other day trippers for a fun day at Tai Wan To beach, 10 minutes' walk from Yung Shue Wan ferry pier. Games, markets, food, gift stalls, races, drumming workshop, volleyball tournament and more. Live music including Papa Jack, Garoupa and Thinking Out Loud. In aid of the Child Welfare Scheme in Nepal. Today, 10am-10pm. Inquiries: 2836 1759 ...

  5. Lamma Fun Day

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Live music, food and drink stalls, games, bric-a-brac, face painting, raffles and more. Today, 10am-10pm, Tai Wan To (Power Station) Beach, Lamma (nearest pier: Yung Shue Wan). Free. All proceeds to support child welfare. Inquiries: www.lammafunday.com ...

  6. Shenzhen and Lamma hit as red tide spreads

    Posted Jun 07th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... reported so far, the department said. The previously clear Hung Shing Yeh Beach on Lamma Island was found to be affected at about 10am yesterday. St Stephen's Beach in Stanley was affected ...

  7. Has the Loch Ness monster made a move to warmer climes?

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Pui Pui the Yuen Long crocodile helped liven up the city at the height of Sars in 2003. Who knows what magic the appearance of a mysterious creature off Lamma Island could do to revive recession-hit Hong Kong? A reader and Lamma resident spotted what looked like a relative of the Loch Ness monster submerging off the island and sent several exclusive pictures ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the surge in the number of mainland women rushing to give birth in Hong Kong, as well as the department's staffing problems. Progress report on Lamma's sewerage upgrade The Drainage Services Department holds a briefing on the sewage collection and treatment project on Lamma Island. Under the project, village sewerage systems, sewage treatment works and pumping stations ...

  9. Police search for British woman after mystery disappearance

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Simpson Cheung

    ... Clifford Lo and Simpson Cheung Police will seek help from the Civil Aid Service to widen their search for a 64-year-old British tourist on Lamma Island this morning after her niece reported her missing. The move comes after about 20 police officers with tracker dogs yesterday failed to find Janet Gilson on the island in a search focused between Yung Shue Wan and Sok Kwu Wan. ...

  10. Fish farms on alert as toxic red tide appears

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million. The red tide at Silvermine Bay Beach on Lantau Island has been confirmed to be caused by the poisonous species Karenia digitata. The 100-square-metre bloom, spotted two days ago, had ... far,' a spokesman for the department said. The closest fish culture zones are at Cheung Sha Wan on Lantau, Sok Kwu Wan and Lo Tik Wan on Lamma and Ma Wan. Mainland authorities have also been ...




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