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  1. Speed camera 'a joke' in traffic jam black spot

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... a district council. The remaining cameras would be installed by the end of next year. Where the speed cameras will be placed Hong Kong Island Garden Road Smithfield Road Blue Pool Road Magazine Gap ... Road Tung Chung Road (from Pak Kung Au to Cheung Sha) Tung Chung Road (from Pak Kung Au to Lung Tseng Tau) South Lantau Road (from Nam Shan to Pui O) South Lantau Road (from Nam Shan to Mui Wo) ...

  2. Two hiking trails close, deemed beyond repair

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Two hiking trails in Lantau that were blocked off after landslides in June will remain closed, the government has announced. The Nei Lak Shan and Shek Pik country trails were ... are adventurous,' he said. Separately, two other paths- the Keung Shan Country Trail and section four of the Lantau Trail- were diverted in November after landslides obstructed Kwun Yam Shan, the original ...

  3. Council to veto Lantau site for drugs rehab centre

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... days ago to the Lantau town's residents to support the school. Rainbow Wong Fuk-kan, Islands district councillor and a member of the Mui Wo Rural Committee, said the committee had secured ... including North Lamma Island, Tung Chung, South Lamma Island, Tai O, South Lantau and Cheung Chau. Two are from Mui Wo. Two district councillors with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ...

  4. People smugglers held in raid on Lantau

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan Detectives say they broke up a people-smuggling gang in a raid on Lantau early yesterday, arresting 19 people, including the suspected ringleader and three taxi drivers. After ... ringleader. The other people who had come off the speedboat boarded three taxis, which police intercepted near the Lantau Link toll station. Police arrested the taxi drivers, aged 43 to 66, who were ...

  5. Lantau fund-raisers combine charity run with getting legless

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen. There's now another fun run for those who enjoy charity with frivolity. The first Lantau International Beer Bash was held on Sunday as a 5km race starting at Ma Po Ping prison, on to the Cheung Sha water treatment centre, heading down to Cheung Fu Street and along South Lantau Road, and ending at Lower Cheung ...

  6. treasure island

    Posted Jul 17th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Compiled by Rebecca Tsui Ray Jang, 14 International Christian School Despite the less-than-perfect weather and an early morning rise, the trip to Treasure Island at Pui O was really worth ... Treasure Island gave me an intriguing insight into a different side of Hong Kong. As a water sports enthusiast, by the end of the trip I was envious of people who have the opportunity to go ...

  7. Police bike crash sparks joy-ride investigation

    Posted Dec 05th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... while on patrol in Cheung Sha Wan and had ridden all the way to Lantau Island, and that his two colleagues had gone to Lantau to pick him up, a police officer said. 'A preliminary ... they were on overnight duty yesterday. Police said they were suspected of having gone on a joy ride to Lantau, rather than being on patrol. The officer crashed in the middle lane ...

  8. Concerns over public access to hotel planned for historic Tai O site

    Posted Feb 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Concerns were raised about public access to a proposed boutique hotel at the historic Tai O Police Station after details were unveiled yesterday. Una Lau Yuk-man, assistant general manager of the Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation, releas ...

  9. Lantau rehab school freezes intake because premises are at double capacity

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A Lantau drug rehabilitation school- waiting to learn if it can move into new premises and with its finances under graft-busters' scrutiny- has stopped accepting new students because its overloaded buildings are already at double their capacity. The principal of Christian Zheng Sheng College said yesterday the school had turned away at least 10 students ...

  10. If polluting bridge is necessary, then keep it away from Lantau

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is to integrate the facility with the airport island between the two runways on the west. At the very least work out another route for the last section of the corridor in Hong Kong, taking it away from the northwest of Lantau towards the north section of the existing airport. The government predicts that within 20 years of the bridge opening it will carry more than 50,000 vehicles a day- more than 18 ...




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