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  1. Developing Lantau a delicate task

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... last year's record 5.9 million to 11 million by 2022, its strategy is to support and profit from developing tourism on Lantau Island. That is a wise course for the government majority-owned theme park to take, with the island already having a number of tourist draws, several more planned and huge potential for more. Whichever it partners and allies itself with, though, it has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990138/developing-lantau-delicate-task
  2. Hot bidding war opens for Sha Tin, Lantau sites

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Tenders for three sites on Lantau Island and in Sha Tin yesterday drew a stronger-than-expected 16 bids despite uncertainty in the property market, the government said. A Lands Department spokesman said the commercial site in Sha Tin's Shek Mun industrial district received four bids, while two residential sites on Lantau Island's Cheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985975/hot-bidding-war-opens-sha-tin-lantau-sites
  3. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Government says Lantau's feral cattle can stay

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Government decides Lantau's feral cattle can stay A meeting aimed at ending the long-running battle over the fate of roaming cattle on Lantau looks ... from various non-government organisations, the Mui Wo Rural Committee and Islands District Council were invited to attend. Many residents of Mui Wo, where the animals make their home, consider ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022847/government-says-lantaus-feral-cattle-can-stay
  4. Lantau police plan summer push against drug use among young

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Lantau police will be on the lookout for drug-taking youngsters at the island's campsites and holiday bungalows this summer. Police will also distribute anti-drug ... abuse,' she said. 'Lantau South police division will not tolerate any dangerous drug activities on the island.' Last month, police raided a house near Mui Wo and seized 26kg of fireworks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642601/lantau-police-plan-summer-push-against-drug-use-among-young
  5. We need to protect great outdoors of Lantau, not build a new 'metropolis'

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the report (''Metropolis' urged for Lantau', May 7). After pitting meagre resources against powerful vested interests to protect one of Hong Kong's few areas of countryside against an ill-conceived incinerator, Lantau's residents now learn that this vital 'green lung' for the city, according to Anna Hong of Shun Tak, is merely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001169/we-need-protect-great-outdoors-lantau-not-build-new-metropolis
  6. Visit 'the city' without leaving Lantau

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... and gets all his shopping done at SkyPlaza. He's had a swell time in Hong Kong- and he didn't even have to step off Lantau Island. Although it sounds extreme, and unlikely, Shih ... transformation, could not eclipse Hong Kong Island in terms of attracting tourists. Lantau will be subject to further development under the government's concept plan, issued by a taskforce led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509954/visit-city-without-leaving-lantau
  7. Alan Johnson, reader, Lantau

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I arrived in Hong Kong from the UK 40 years ago, in June 1963. My employers arranged accommodation for me in the YMCA, just two minutes walk from the Star Ferry in Kowloon, at the reasonable rate of HK$17 daily for a single room. The South China Morning P ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433729/alan-johnson-reader-lantau
  8. People smugglers held in raid on Lantau

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan Detectives say they broke up a people-smuggling gang in a raid on Lantau early yesterday, arresting 19 people, including the suspected ringleader and three taxi drivers. After ... ringleader. The other people who had come off the speedboat boarded three taxis, which police intercepted near the Lantau Link toll station. Police arrested the taxi drivers, aged 43 to 66, who were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683602/people-smugglers-held-raid-lantau
  9. Lantau fund-raisers combine charity run with getting legless

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen. There's now another fun run for those who enjoy charity with frivolity. The first Lantau International Beer Bash was held on Sunday as a 5km race starting at Ma Po Ping prison, on to the Cheung Sha water treatment centre, heading down to Cheung Fu Street and along South Lantau Road, and ending at Lower Cheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672773/lantau-fund-raisers-combine-charity-run-getting-legless
  10. Island of adventure

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Even without mentioning Mickey Mouse, Space Mountain, Chek Lap Kok airport and Tong Chong's shopping outlets, two Lantau islanders can tell a gripping tale about their long-time home. In their new book, Driving Lantau: Whisper of an Island, former journalist Lo Yin-shan and photographer Antony McHugh dug up a treasure trove full of lost memories- from pirate wars ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980135/island-adventure

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