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  1. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  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. Composed Kiprotich cruises to new record

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Almost perfect weather conditions and excellent race management saw an all-comers record of 67 minutes and 42 seconds set by visiting Kenyan Thomas Kiprotich at the Unicef Half Marathon on Lantau island yesterday. Hong Kong record holder Chan Ka-ho also had a good race, improving his mark for the distance. Kiprotich and Hong Kong resident Stefano Passarello, ...

  6. Gobi challenge like a walk in the park

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... since March, mostly on Lantau Island. She will be raising funds for disabled mainland children. Chak took leave from his job as a solicitor to prepare for the race and has been making regular ... themselves for the 250- kilometre Gobi March, a seven-day, six-stage desert race that starts on Sunday. 'If you can stand hiking on Lantau Peak and Tai Mo Shan in 30 degrees Celsius, you can ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... our urban areas have continually expanded and encroached into rural areas like Lantau. This development has resulted in environmental problems such as noise and air pollution. We must resolve the conflicts between environmental conservation and this urban development and strike a balance. I feel that improving the road system on Lantau will open the island up to private car users ...

  8. Swede spot

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... in the 17th and 18th centuries. Next, I make my way by bus and ferry to Germany's second-largest island, Usedom. It's three times the size of Lantau and is shared by Germany and Poland. ... to explore Usedom is by bike, pedalling down the island's verdant avenues and wooden plank pathways across its many marshes. At the small village of Peenemunde is a unique museum. Peenemunde ...

  9. Waterfront blues

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... and offshore archipelagos such as 'Palm Islands' and 'The World', Dubai will eventually have supplemented its original natural coastline of some 70km to provide a total ... in front of them, such as the North Lantau highway. We even filled in the Tamar dock basin, which had provided a four-sided waterfront. Where a net addition to the waterfront is created, ...

  10. 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 ...




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