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  1. Seafood smugglers nabbed at Lantau

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... then transported the goods to a Tung Chung pier, where the boxes were loaded onto a fishing boat. The boat left the pier steering west of Lantau Island, where the goods were loaded onto the speedboats. ... on Lantau early yesterday. The night before, the smugglers evaded police in a high-speed boat chase, and headed towards the mainland with another seafood haul. The 195 boxes of lobsters, abalone, ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government should do more to help these firms. It should also help with the translation of labels on food for ethnic minorities. Zero Ngai Ka-ying, To Kwa Wan Lantau best for columbariums I have been ... then Lantau would be the perfect location. Andrew Chen, Central Unfair criticism I refer to the letter from Patrick Gilbert ('All the rescuers deserve praise', July 7). I fully support his ...

  3. Worker injured in Lantau prison attack

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok An inmate at the maximum-security Shek Pik Prison on Lantau attacked a jail worker with a toilet bowl fragment yesterday morning, injuring his head and arm. The assault took place as staff searched the inmate in his cell, the Correctional Services Department said. The injured worker was treated at Princess Margaret Hospital. The inmate and another hurt jail worker ...

  4. New agency offers Lantau tour packages

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Lantau cable car system Ngong Ping 360 has set up a subsidiary to offer tour packages to scenic spots around the island. The new travel agency, 360 Holidays, offers six tours a day for solo travellers and groups. Costing from HK$200 to HK$300 per person, the guided tours cover attractions including the Po Lin Monastery, the Giant Buddha and Tai O fishing ...

  5. Government is ignoring Lantau residents' concerns over school

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The supervisor and principal of the Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau claim they have had a good relationship with Mui Wo residents for the past 10 years. Relations were good, but that is no longer the case. They also said opposition came from a minority of residents, but I would dispute this claim. More than over 1,000 south Lantau residents marched to the Education Bureau ...

  6. Listings- New Territories / Outlying Islands

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... offers afternoon tea and set dinners, and Champagne brunch at the weekends, along with live entertainment. CAFE DUVET Shop G06, Block A, D Deck, Discovery Bay, Lantau, 29870966 www.igors.com ... food in or out of town. Well worth a visit. IPPU Shop G05, D Deck, Discovery Bay, Lantau, 29872886 www.a-1bakery.com.hk Cuisine Japanese Specialities Sushi, sashimi, kushiyaki, tempura Wine ...

  7. Island is a key attraction

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan Lantau is many things to people, ranging from a weekend getaway and hiking spot to the home of the Big Buddha and the airport. Now, the island's attractions are helping ... Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK) arm to promote Lantau to corporate meeting planners. 'All meeting organisers want something refreshing and different,' Tse says, adding that what ...

  8. Columbarium runs into trouble

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The operator of a private columbarium being built on Lantau Island is thought to be making misleading claims about thousands of niches being planned near a famous site known ... at the Tei Tong Tsai site on Lantau Island: 2,000 ...

  9. Funeral urn site seized by officials

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... an underground columbarium in defiance of an official order. The plot of land at Tei Tong Tsai on Lantau Island is one of 53 sites next to or surrounded by country parks that were formally identified ... of the island's Buddhist heartland, was taken back on Monday after the owner defied the order to rectify land-lease breaches within a week. 'We have found lease breaches on the lot but the lot owner ...

  10. Waves of fun for all at surf schools

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of any age to get started, with beaches on South Lantau, Sai Kung and south of Hong Kong Island offering year-round waves, and a variety of surf schools and instructors. For grommets (that's surfer-talk for youngsters) aged five to 13, a great place to head is the Quicksilver Treasure Island Surf Camp at Pui O beach on South Lantau. Over the summer, Treasure Island will be hosting ...




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