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  1. Lantau opportunity cannot be missed

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... To avoid lagging behind, a debate on how to make better use of our underdeveloped areas is needed. Lantau immediately stands out as an option. The island is home to one of the world's busiest ... of treating the Qianhai project as a threat, a better approach is to capture the opportunities that may arise. The developing transport links in the region will bring Lantau and the rest of Hong Kong ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Hongkongers must make clear their opposition to Lantau metropolis proposal

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the reports (''Metropolis' urged for Lantau', May 7) and your editorial ('Lantau opportunity cannot be missed', May 12). The report and editorial refer to key business players on Lantau who have formed themselves into a self-styled 'Lantau Economic Development Alliance'. Their avowed purpose appears to be to 'turn Lantau ...

  4. Disneyland planning Lantau push

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by turning Lantau into a major tourist destination. Developing tourism to Lantau, the biggest island in Hong Kong, was a key component of Disneyland's strategy to attract 11 million visitors ... to HK$237 million. Kam said Disneyland would hand the city's new government, which takes office in July, a development plan drafted in consultation with an alliance including major Lantau ...

  5. Pink dolphins at risk from Lantau reclamation plans

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeremy Cheung A recent government plan to reclaim 100 hectares of sea off northern Lantau in preparation for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge has angered activists from the global conservation group WWF. They fear the proposal will endanger the white dolphin habitats around Lantau. According to WWF, the proposed reclamation conflicts with the government's Revised Concept ...

  6. Another bridge to Lantau planned

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai and Anita Lam A second bridge connecting Tsing Yi and Lantau was being planned by the government for the city's long-term development, a senior administration official said ... billion. It links Tsing Yi Island to Ma Wan and is part of a route to the airport. The Legislative Council has so far approved a total of HK$250 billion for transport projects over the past five ...

  7. United front

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lantau firms and tourists attractions are uniting to get maximum gains from the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge. Is this a good move, or is there a risk it could hasten overdevelopment of the island? Write to us. ...

  8. Choose life over death for Lantau

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agnes Chen Lantau has become the new darling in town, hot on the heels of West Kowloon, in the government's 'Master Plan 2020'. Over the next two decades, the coastline of northern Lantau will be transformed by the construction of a logistics park, cargo terminal and cross-border transport hub along the main thoroughfare linking the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Out and about

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... contrast. Some, such as the hikes over Lantau Peak and Bride's Pool, the near-wild, border-region countryside near Sha Tau Kok, have changed remarkably little in almost 60 years; the paths ...




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