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  1. Letters

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... should all be trying to lead greener, environmentally friendly lives. If we all do this, we can conserve the earth's resources for longer. Agnes Tam Hoi-ting, Kowloon Bay Buffalo are Lantau ... Stockading is not the answer and destruction of an asset of Lantau is pointless. We should be supporting and promoting the buffalo of Lantau as part of Hong Kong's wildlife and as a tourist ...

  2. Jail for trying to steal pipe

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Four mainlanders who sneaked into Hong Kong to collect recyclable goods to sell back home were jailed for six months yesterday. Liang Zhaoxiang, Liang Runxiang, Liang Linsheng and Wu Jingyuan, aged 35 to 38, were caught when they tried to take an iron water pipe belonging to the government from an abandoned island off Lantau on Tuesday. They pleaded guilty in Eastern ...

  3. Hong Kong cabbies cause chaos

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter In Hong Kong on Wednesday night, there was chaos at the airport when taxi drivers blockaded the road. The wild-cat strike was sparked by a security guard sending a customer to an urban taxi instead of a New Territories cab. The new taxi fare structure makes longer trips cheaper by urban taxis. Taxis blocked all three Kowloon-bound lanes of the North Lantau Highway from ...

  4. Non Sense

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... you've never tasted dried salty fish, since it was found to be carcinogenic. But in addition to its wonderful taste, it also exudes an appealing smell. Spend a day in Tai O, Lantau Island ...

  5. Treasure Island

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's odyssey from a fishing village to a global finance centre began in Victoria City, now Central, where British merchants started trading with China and the rest of the world. With its political and commercial power base, Hong Kong Island has always been the area of choice for the rich and powerful, and luxury homes at prestigious addresses are as precious ...

  6. Training puts execs in an 'amazing race'

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Ma Tei to donate the old clothes. There they receive another envelope of instructions, eventually leading them to Lamma Island, where they must complete a rock-climbing and abseiling exercise ... self-awareness. Ms Lee said one recent exercise required participants to climb one of the highest hills on Lantau. At the top, they were asked to sit and think about personal goals and areas where ...

  7. Island mentality ignores history

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Philippine attempts to arrest Chinese vessels fishing in the area of what is known in English as the Scarborough Shoal, to China as Huangyan Island, and to the Philippines as Panatag Shoal. ... reads: 'It is China who first discovered Huangyan Island' and 'drew into China's map in China's Yuan dynasty (1271-1368AD)'. This is like Europeans claiming ...

  8. HK Island home prices hit record

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito and Paggie Leung Prices of second-hand flats on Hong Kong Island have hit a record high, bolstered by improved sentiment and limited supply. But some analysts predict the steady climb may not continue. The Centa-City Leading Index, a weekly measure of home prices from Centaline Property Agency, shows home prices on Hong Kong Island edged up 1.37 per cent week on week ...

  9. Island lifestyle oozes appeal

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The upcoming residential seafront development, Andaman at Quayside, on Malaysia's Penang island has raised the benchmark of high-quality living in Asia. 'Quayside is known ... communities, including the Palms in Dubai, Australia's Sovereign Island and Sentosa Cove in Singapore. Malaysian prestige property developer Eastern & Oriental Berhad, developer of Andaman ...

  10. Man-made islands

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ambitions: boosting tourism and solidifying its image as a financial powerhouse. The most well-known reclamation in Dubai is the Palm Islands project by Nakheel, a local real estate developer. It consists of three palm-shaped islands. With Palm Jumeirah already built and Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira on the way, the three artificial islands will possess an array of luxury villas, hotels ...




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