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  1. 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 ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Pragmatic and focused housing policies deserve our full support

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 02:41am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Kong Island. Then there are the creative suggestions for development, among them building a 130-hectare "metropolis" island east of Lantau and exploring the use of rock caverns. ... towns in the northeast New Territories. Housing will also be built in the western New Territories at Hung Shui Kui and Yuen Long, in North District and at Tung Chung on Lantau. Of the flats ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must back Disneyland's expansion plans

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Kingdom has come alive after eight years of struggling. For the second year since opening in 2005, the theme park on Lantau Island has made a profit. Buoyed by a record attendance of 7.4 million, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Candidates are rewarded for their hard work in local elections

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by SCMP Editorial

    ... How politically representative is the preference of 4,000-odd voters in a middle-class housing estate on Island south is open to debate. It may be tempting to jump to the conclusion ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Neighbours are right to worry about Japan's plutonium stockpile

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by SCMP Editorial

    ... at civil reactor and processing sites by the end of 2012, according to Japanese data posted on the IAEA website. A bitter territorial dispute with China over islands in the East China Sea ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Leung Chun-ying takes a pragmatic line in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 12:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... facilitate the economic development of Hong Kong, including Lantau Island and the northern New Territories, and the building of MTR lines. A long-term plan to create a Lantau "metropolis"- or a third core business district after Central and Kowloon East- includes a vision of a massive reclaimed island in waters between it and Hong Kong Island. Middle class predicament ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Li Ka-shing's warning is a timely reminder for our divided society

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... It appeared to be more negative and critical. The warning that Hong Kong is lagging behind Singapore was nothing new. But what concerns Li is that the island state managed to outpace us without ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs to develop a better public transport strategy

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... measures, the East Rail and Tseung Kwan O lines are already at maximum capacity at peak hours, with the West Rail, Tsuen Wan, Kwun Tong and Island lines at more than 90 per cent, and the Ma On Shan ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong has reached a tipping point on handling waste

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:52am by SCMP Editorial

    ... at the city's landfills. The goal of cutting it by nearly half would be partially met by a network of organic waste treatment centres- Siu Ho Wan on northern Lantau, Sha Ling in North District ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    All options must be kept on table in land and housing debate

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for targeted development on Lantau Island, especially given the construction of the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge, not to mention the investment in rail and road transport to the airport and Tung ...




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