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  1. Lantau's feral cows escape death sentence

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... live in the countryside.' There are an estimated 60 cows and 70 buffaloes on Lantau Island and a total of around 800 feral cows and buffaloes in Hong Kong as a whole, a legacy ... Simon Parry Reprieve decided before outcry by Mui Wo residents against planned cull, says agriculture department A cull of feral cows on Lantau has been called off at the last minute after ...

  2. Fresh call to get rid of Lantau's wandering cows

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kathryn Hu Lantau's wandering cows are continuing to annoy some residents, prompting an Islands District Council member to renew a call to cull the herd after the idea was scrapped ... every morning, he said. Mr Wong said the cows' reproduction was also an issue. He said there were 10 cows in Mui Wo last month but now there are 13. There are about 60 feral cows on Lantau ...

  3. Department accused of scuttling Lantau youth activities

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey The Island Youth Association has accused the government of scuttling youth activities on Lantau Island after it was forced to end the Silvermine Bay Music Festival last Saturday two hours ahead of schedule. Chairwoman Fanny Law King-fan said the group had applied on July 21 to the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for a licence for the beachfront event ...

  4. Government sells Lantau residential site for $30.5m

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.15pm: A residential site on Lantau was sold for $30.5 million? more than double its opening bid? on Tuesday afternoon at the first government land auction this financial year. The 2,240-square-metre site is located in Cheung Fu Street, Cheung Sha, Lantau Island. It was sold to Gold Bright Investment for $30.5 million. The opening bid was $14.46 million. ...

  5. Small Lantau plot goes for $30.5m

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Tack Hsin chairman Chan Shu-kit pays double the floor price to acquire 24,111 square foot site at Cheung Fu Street The government sold a small site on Lantau Island yesterday for $30.5 million, more than double the floor price, in the first land auction in nine months. The 24,111 square foot site with a floor price of $14.5 million, was sold to Tack Hsin Holdings ...

  6. Woman is found dead on Lantau

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are investigating the discovery of an 18-year-old Indian woman's body which washed ashore at a rocky bay on Lantau yesterday. The body was spotted at about 11.30am ... family name was given by police as Saroop, attended the Morrison Hill campus of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education. A police officer from Lantau police station said no wounds ...

  7. Lantau Concept Plan to be unveiled later in the year

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The controversial Lantau Concept Plan will be tabled to the Legislative Council in the second half of this year, it was decided last night. Secretary for Housing, Planning ... subject to a three-month consultation that ended in February last year. 'The government should seek to develop tourism on Lantau with regard to its ecological values and cultural ...

  8. Feline fascination makes stars of Lantau's cats

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... with Norma Connolly Long before Lantau became home to the world's most famous mouse, cats roamed the land and now the ubiquitous village moggies of the island have been immortalised in images ready to hang on a wall near you. Long-time Lantau resident Eric Spain has been shooting photogenic felines for years and has compiled his 13 favourite shots in a Village Cats 2007 ...

  9. Police appeal for information on dead body found on Lantau

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.09pm: Police on Friday were seeking information on a dead body found on Lantau earlier this week. A spokesman said police had received a report about 6.30pm on Tuesday informing them a body was found drifting off Pui O Beach on Lantau. It was later confirmed to be a woman aged about 20 to 40. The spokesman said the deceased was 1.65 metres tall ...

  10. Lantau Catholics upset at losing three nuns

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Parishioners of Epiphany Parish in Lantau have sent two petitions and a letter of complaint to Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun and the Catholic diocese of Hong Kong against three ... and the needy. These priests have no idea what they are faced with in the Lantau parish and dismissed the sisters at short notice.' The new priests will face their flock for the first time next ...




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