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  1. News - China

    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... islands at the centre of a sovereignty row with Tokyo. It also comes as countries in the region grow increasingly concerned about what they see as China’s aggressive territorial claims. Working level officials in the Chinese airforce have drafted proposals for the new zone, which could set the Paracel islands at its core and spread over much of the sea, the Asahi Shimbun said, citing ...

  2. Developing Hong Kong's islands as places for living

    Posted Aug 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Columnist Tony Latter in 'Where the grass is greener' (August 12) raises interesting thoughts about the future of our island country parks and their environs. It would be nice indeed if the ''living islands' are more widely seen as islands for actual living'. Created just over a year ago the first aim of the Living Islands Movement is 'to ...

  3. Wet, muddy course tests cross country runners

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Richard Castka Hong Kong distance runners got their first true test of cross country running yesterday when the Gigasports Hong Kong Cross Country Championship was staged over a rugged piece of reclaimed land on Lantau Island. Thanks to Typhoon Nesat, the 2.5-kilometre course was covered in puddles and mud, which got deeper and muddier with every one of the three laps. ...

  4. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    US says Chinese fishing rules for South China Sea 'provocative'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 08:57am by Associated Press

    ... cover much of the South China Sea, an area encompassing island groups also claimed by Vietnam, the Philippines and others. It follows China’s late November announcement of a new air defence zone ...

  5. Being there for people in need

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... with the Disabled Association Hong Kong in the production of its 2011 calendar Organised a cable car ride to Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, for children at St Christopher's Home ...

  6. Being civic-minded is about putting HK first

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lantau Island relatively free from development. Or they are fighting the Education Department's campaign to cut school classes. There are any number of causes. The work is being taken ...

  7. Letters

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... rubbish before trying to destroy these lovely buffaloes? The buffaloes make Lantau unique. We have lived here for 11 years and enjoy them. Overseas visitors to Lantau island like to see them ... a life. T. Meecham, Lantau Minimum wage law has not worked I agree with Fok Ho-ying ('Minimum wage leads to unfairness', May 10) that those people who do less in their line of work ...

  8. Letters

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to build a small house. On South Lantau at present this represents an unearned profit of some HK$3 million if sold, as most are. Alternatively my son or I could build a 2,100 sq ft house and have ... the indigenous people of the New Territories. I don't think he realised how ironic the title is. Clive Noffke, Lantau Counselling is not available An inquest has returned a verdict of lawful killing ...

  9. Experts call for push on 'green' tourism

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Park, the Culture and Heritage Celebration and Lantau Island's Ngong Ping 360, which comprises the cable car service and a Buddhist-themed tourism facility. ...

  10. Pollution's main source is mainland- rest a distraction

    Posted Oct 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the jacket-and-tie rule at all times. JERRY MANG, Lantau End pork barrel Functional constituency legislators should bear in mind that they are required by the Basic Law to serve the interests ... on we are still watching the harbour being filled in and are forced to breathe polluted air. JOHN SCHOFIELD, Lantau Sponsored 'English' Bryan Chan ('Improve HK's ...




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