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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay to Mui Wo ferry operator reduces weekday services

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by ADA

    ... times, commuters will have to make an hour-long bus trip via Tung Chung on Lantau's north coast, or take a ferry to nearby Peng Chau and change to New World First Ferry's inter-island ... risen from HK$1.70 a litre in 2003 to HK$6.50 a litre. Islands district councillor Rainbow Wong Fuk-kan said the arrangement was acceptable because the operator would maintain the two round ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1025692/discovery-bay-mui-wo-ferry-operator-reduces-weekday-services
  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay residents fear fate of ferry service

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Bernice Chan

    ... enclave on Lantau Island. The regular ferry service to Central- a 25-minute ride, free of congestion and with a guaranteed seat- clinched the deal. "The travelling time to Central ... A bus service was introduced, also run by HKR. It is cheaper and more convenient for those working in Kowloon, but a longer trip for the majority headed for Hong Kong Island. Buses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1392123/discovery-bay-residents-fear-fate-ferry-service
  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Tourist coaches and cabs hit a red light in Discovery Bay

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:07am by SARAH KARACS, ALEC CHEUNG

    ... status. At an event held yesterday by the Lantau resort's developer, HKR International, residents also expressed fears that taxis would soon flood their area. The event was to celebrate ... International chief executive Abraham Chung Sam-tin said: "Since the residents on the island are now in need of easier modes of transport, we have added taxis on top of the existing 24-hour bus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1625289/tourist-coaches-and-cabs-hit-red-light-discovery-bay
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay developer wins permission for taxis and coaches

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Developer wins permission to introduce new services to hotel zone of Lantau residential enclave, but residents have their reservations Discovery Bay braces for taxis, coaches The once vehicle-free tranquillity of Discovery Bay will be eroded further after the developer won consent to have taxis and coaches come into the Lantau residential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1527053/discovery-bay-developer-wins-permission-taxis-and-coaches
  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay ferry firm cuts cargo service

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... cargo service Follow @SCMP_News Shopkeepers in Discovery Bay are crying "unfair" after the ferry company serving Lantau signalled an end to a pier-to-pier cargo service. From next ... increase in Discovery Bay ferry fares. Islands district councillor Amy Yung Wing-sheung said some operators had complained to her, calling the suspension unfair and unnecessary. She said the extra ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1247606/discovery-bay-ferry-firm-cuts-cargo-service

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