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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Lantau ferry route to close next month after losses

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Phila Siu, Ada Lee

    ... Phila Siu and Ada Lee Lantau ferry route to close after losses Ferry services between Discovery Bay and Mui Wo will end next month as the operator forgoes its licence extension, bemoaning a business environment made tougher by the government's proposed safety measures. Peng Chau Kaito will allow its licence for the 25-minute route between the two Lantau towns to expire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1394263/lantau-ferry-route-close-next-month-after-losses
  2. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    New temple marks 20th birthday of the Big Buddha at Ngong Ping, Lantau

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:09am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com New temple for Buddha's big birthday It was an early 20th birthday celebration yesterday for the Tian Tan "Big" Buddha, sitting aloft above the smog-shrouded Ngong Ping plateau on Lantau island, overlooking the Po Lin Monastery. And its gift was a multimillion-dollar new temple. Since its completion on December 29, 1993, the 34-metre-tall ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1380827/new-temple-marks-20th-birthday-big-buddha-ngong-ping-lantau
  3. Lifestyle

    Incinerator plans leave Lantau split

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... on the cards, other locals want development Island Divided It was a perfect day when a crowd gathered on Pui O Beach in South Lantau. The sun shone from a clear blue sky, and the gentle swell - ideal ... mourning the death of Hong Kong's environment and their way of life on Lantau. Also joining the protest were activists from South Lantau's Living Islands Movement, a group that promotes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1293595/incinerator-plans-leave-lantau-split
  4. Business - Money

    Moving house- Lantau style

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 10:16am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... at the other end in just a few weeks. It's remarkably painless. Lamma dramas Moving island to island within Hong Kong is another story. On Lamma, with no roads, just narrow concrete paths, ... not to watch. By a miracle it all usually arrives unscathed- Nick and the lDs know what they are doing, but it can be a little stressful to witness. The Lantau experience Over on Lantau it's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1355669/moving-house-lantau-style
  5. Business - Money

    Peeing in the garden: the joys of Lantau renovation

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 02:40pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... with the trade unions in the 1980s, a closed shop. Basically you must use the local Lantau guys. If not, strange things can happen. It's not unknown for off-island contractors' vans ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com Never again will I renovate on Lantau. I'm sure it's easier in the New Territories, but Lantau throws up very specific challenges. First ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1355816/peeing-garden-joys-lantau-renovation
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Look to Lantau for development The suggestion by a business group that Lantau Island be developed as a commercial zone to draw mainland tourists away from crowded Causeway ... The Lantau Economic Development Alliance, a grouping of 10 business and community organisations, has the right idea. Picking up on a revised concept plan for the island's development released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1196690/hong-kong-should-look-lantau-development
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion scheme unveiled, raising reclamation concerns

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com 134 hectares would be reclaimed on Lantau for long-term housing, but conservationists are worried about the environmental impact Officials seek huge extension of Tung Chung The government wants to extend Tung Chung on Lantau Island by reclaiming 134 hectares of land east and west of the new town, as part of its quest for long-term housing land. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1242960/officials-seek-huge-extension-tung-chung
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Lantau festival puts local flavour up on offer

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... by the Lantau Development Alliance, formed by tourist attractions such as Disneyland, Ngong Ping 360 and AsiaWorld-Expo Organisers, it aims to bring more visitors to the island. On November 24, tourists ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Lantau festival puts local flavour on the table Visitors to Lantau this autumn can watch a traditional water wedding at Tai O fishing village, taste ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1307842/lantau-festival-puts-local-flavour-offer
  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Lantau group looks to court mainland China tourists

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com The alliance of businesses wants to develop the island to help divert visitors from overcrowded areas, but its plan has been met with scepticism Lantau group keen to woo mainland shoppers A business alliance's proposal to develop Lantau Island into a commercial zone to divert tourists from overcrowded districts has sparked heated debate. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1187800/lantau-group-looks-court-mainland-china-tourists
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build a ‘parkland city’ in Lantau South: Akers-Jones

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung and Olga Wong

    ... that support a variety of butterflies and birds. While rare plants flourish on the slopes of Lantau Peak, the island has provided roosting and feeding places for many rare wild animals, including ... Gary Cheung and Olga Wong Ex-chief secretary’s idea shot down by man who laid down master plan for country parks in 1965 Build a ‘parkland city’ in Lantau South: Akers-Jones A former chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1313367/build-parkland-city-lantau-south-akers-jones

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