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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Macau gaming executive threatens French heritage

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of old-fashioned xenophobia. It's not as if Ng is going to transport the estate back to Macau. Cow pats v progress in Lantau We hear of a meeting in Mui Wo yesterday between the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and a collection of non-governmental organisations that want to stop the removal of feral cows from southern Lantau. Rainbow Wong, a big landowner, together with the department ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 15, 2012

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... through a traffic island, pedestrians can cross one lane at a time. For the past 10 years because of the crossing's inexplicable relocation by the department, pedestrians faced ... Henderson's novel approach to the cattle dung problem on Lantau ("Mui Wo cattle dung could be sold", August 12), I fear it is impractical. Any resident in the countryside can, at present, ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 11, 2013

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... at southwest Lantau and the Soko Islands never endorsed? Why has commercial fishing still not been banned in our existing marine parks despite the government pledging to do so in 2008? Thirdly, what ... Wan   Wildlife and countryside threatened It is not feasible to develop part of Lantau into a commercial zone in order to divert tourists from crowded urban districts. Although ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Zip-line attraction would be bad for Ngong Ping

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... to build an adventure attraction for the paying public within North Lantau Country Park ("Advisers shoot down zip-line plan", October 18). Such an attraction would most certainly damage ... of Chinese music continuously over its public address system, starting at 8am and ending in the evening. Sadly, Ngong Ping, located at the opposite end of the island from Disneyland, is now just ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Discovery Bay developer proving unco-operative

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Developer must work with residents to find alternative DB trail An eco-unfriendly, so-called development project is being undertaken by award-winning developer Hong Kong Resort Co, in what is proclaimed to be Hong Kong's first green town- Discovery B ...

  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 ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Steep management fees defeat purpose of providing affordable homes

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:26am by SCMP Editorial

    ... applications, even though only 85 flats are up for grabs. Tucked away in a remote corner of Lantau Island, Tin Lee Court was converted from a 19-year-old single public housing block and flats ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The missing links for East Lantau Metropolis

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:38pm by Francis Cheung

    ... Lantau Metropolis, a 1,000-hectare artificial island in waters between Hong Kong Island and Lantau, will ever become reality. I believe it would stand a better chance if two missing links were added to the picture: one connecting Lantau and Hong Kong via the artificial island; the other, linking the Hong Kong International Airport and the Shenzhen Baoan International Airport. However, ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong needs leadership to help its people cope with rising tourism

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:20am by LETTERS

    ... for tourists. The area around the Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery, on Lantau Island, is only one such example. I do not condone the behaviour of the people who held a protest march against mainland ... with visitors. So much could be done to make it all so much better, but it needs leadership to achieve this- and we have none. Judith Ritchie, Lantau ...

  10. 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, ...




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