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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Urgent action needed' to avoid conflict on Lantau

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Government advisers say island's infrastructure problems could spark HK-mainland disputes 'Urgent action needed' to avoid conflict on Lantau Lantau's transport network needs urgent improvements if the island it to avoid becoming the latest trouble spot for conflict between Hongkongers and mainland tourists, an adviser ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1452652/urgent-action-needed-avoid-conflict-lantau
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Government to launch HK$227m study into building man-made islands

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... on building artificial islands in central Hong Kong waters- including the East Lantau Metropolis proposed by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in January- is slated to start in three months. The study area stretches from northern Tsing Yi in the north to the sea border in the south and the waters between Hong Kong Island in the east and Lantau Island in the west. The aim is to identify ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451923/government-launch-hk227m-study-building-man-made-islands
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks not ruled out, says development chief Paul Chan

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by Amy Nip

    ... the government would not rule out building in protected areas to develop Lantau Island. Speaking after the first meeting of the Lantau Development Advisory Committee, Chan said the government would ... to advance his suggestion of building a commercial "metropolis" on an artificial island off Lantau, and to explore ways Lantau could benefit from the new bridge linking it to Macau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1443916/building-lantau-country-parks-not-ruled-out-says-development-chief
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lantau development advisers urged to disclose all potential conflicts of interests

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Committee set up to develop Lantau should be as transparent as possible, activists say Advisers urged to disclose interests Lantau development advisers should declare all their possible business connections and interests on the island before they start work, activists say. The call to members of the government's Lantau Development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436590/lantau-development-advisers-urged-disclose-all-potential-conflicts
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Residents of remote Lantau village reveal their plight

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Residents of remote Lantau village reveal their plight Yu Yuk-chun, 85, moved to Tai Long on Lantau Island some 40 years ago to live with her husband, ... the government has allocated billions of dollars to the development of Tai O and Mui Wo. But we southern Lantau villagers receive nothing. Is justice being done?" But Lau Ping-yau, owner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450198/residents-remote-lantau-village-reveal-their-plight
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion to focus on the east

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by FANNY FUNG

    ... calls, but instead wants to vastly increase the building density in the east. The change was disclosed yesterday when a revised plan for expansion of the new town on Lantau Island was unveiled ... Chung River, but Cheng said having a protection zone cover only the river course was not ideal when homes would still be built near the river. Lawmaker Alice Mak Mei-kuen, who sits on the Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574407/tung-chung-expansion-focus-east
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Experts slam lack of novel ideas to protect white dolphins from third runway construction

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... such as setting up another marine park farther from the works site in southwestern Lantau. The authority proposes opening a 2,400 hectare marine park after the runway is finished, saying dolphins ... as not practical. Under present plans, the new 2,400-hectare marine park would connect the existing Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park with the planned Brothers Islands marine park. Another consultant, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576255/experts-slam-lack-novel-ideas-protect-white-dolphins-third-runway
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City advisers blast runway environmental report as 'wishful thinking'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:58pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... and consider offsite compensation measures, such as a marine park on Lantau Island's southwest side, in addition to onsite ones. "It is wishful thinking to think the dolphins would just come ... hectare marine park. The park, which would connect the existing Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park with the planned Brothers Islands Marine Park, was proposed as a key mitigating measure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571451/airport-authority-experts-fairy-tale-predictions-about-marine-park
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Population of Lamma Island will double under new housing plan

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:16am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Latest proposal for Sok Kwu Wan would bring 5,000 new residents to island, but locals are alarmed by prospect of high-rise buildings Plan would double population of Lamma A refined housing and tourism development plan released yesterday would see Lamma Island's population almost double from 5,900 to nearly 11,000. And about one-third of new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447296/former-quarry-plan-would-double-population-lamma-island
  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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