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  1. School inspires former student to return and work as dean

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Surrounded by students who share a similar past, 31-year-old Poon Ka-kuen is happy to be working at the school that helped him mend his ways. The dean of Christian Zheng Sheng College was sent to the centre in 1996 after being convicted of drug ...

  2. Green fingers

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... and understand habitats. Teaching children environmental issues, such as erosion and deforestation, is also a part of my job. Four years ago, I set up my own company, EagleOwl On Lantau. In collaboration with other companies, I help design camping trips and set up conservation projects on Lantau. YP: Do you think Hong Kong has the potential to develop eco-tourism? M: Hong Kong has a quarter ...

  3. Second chance

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Former drug addicts and delinquents are fighting for a new campus to continue their education, writes Elaine Yau In a rickety tin-roofed hall perched on a hillside in Chi Ma Wan Peninsula on Lantau Island, dozens of students murmur Christian psalms before lunch. The students are former drug addicts and delinquents in rehabilitation at Christian Zheng Sheng College. Run ...

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    Ambitious plans for construction in north Lantau bring out voices of dissent

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Elaine Yau

    ... directorships in five companies with business in Lantau or adjacent islands/areas Ivan Chu Kwok-leung: director of John Swire & Sons which owns properties and developments in Lantau; director ... Elaine Yau Plans for extensive construction in north Lantau to exploit the Zhuhai-Macau link is stirring dissent among residents and conservationists, writes Elaine Yau A bridge too far ...

  5. CLP under fire over plant plan

    Posted Sep 25th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Green groups have criticised China Light & Power's (CLP) decision to build a liquified natural gas processing plant on South Soko islands. They say the terminal would damage the habitat of Chinese white dolphins. The plan, if approved by the government, involves the construction of a gas pipeline in the waters off southwest Lantau Island, where marine animals ...

  6. Offenders face the past bravely

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Primitive living conditions and a strict regime of study and labour are helping youths start new lives, writes Elaine Yau Having been at Christian Zheng Sheng College for six months, 16-year-old Luk Wai-lim (pictured below) has still not got used to the living conditions in the remote Chi Ma Wan Peninsula on Lantau Island. 'There are many mosquitoes and it's very crowded ...

  7. Tougher penalties for animal abuse

    Posted Sep 18th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A Hong Kong man was jailed for one month recently for leaving his two pet dogs to starve to death on a balcony in scorching summer heat. Last month, a 10-week-old puppy- with three of her legs chopped off- was left dying in a creek on Lantau island. Such incidents have sparked a debate whether the city needs tougher legislation to stop people from mistreating ...

  8. Would you prefer to celebrate Halloween at Ocean Park or Disneyland?

    Posted Sep 14th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... There are too many tourists at Disneyland. I don't want to be in such a crowded place. Also, Disneyland is on Lantau Island. It's too far away. It's much more convenient to go to Ocean ...

  9. Before it's too late

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... population is on Ngong Ping, Lantau Island. They had their moment in the spotlight in the 90s when they were removed from their breeding site at Chek Lap Kok to make way for the new airport. Hong ...

  10. Work up a sweat

    Posted Jan 29th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... he said. Want to try kung fu? The Hong Kong Shaolin Wushu Culture Centre is on Lantau Island and offers kung fu training camps and weekly classes. Classes are mainly on weekends. A 1?hour ... people to take up the sport. 'Many of my students at our Lantau training centre told me they want to fight like an action star,' said master Liu. 'They don't even have ...



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