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  1. Leisure by the lakeside at a new Lantau Island project

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH Hong Kong is to get a new rural recreation centre on Lantau Island next month. The Inspiration Lake Recreation Centre at Penny's Bay will open its doors to the public ... with fitness stations circling the lake. The centre will be open from 9am to 7pm. There will be a shuttle bus service from the Lantau Link Toll Gate. Admission to the centre is free. ...

  2. How a river was ruined for profit

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The theft of boulders from a stream has put fish species at risk, writes Cheung Chi-fai Hundreds of tonnes of boulders stolen from a Lantau river have been sold for use in a government beautification project near the Disney site. The boulders were excavated illegally from the Tung Chung river between Shek Mun Kap and Shek Lau Po by Tung Chung villager and contractor Wong Yat-wah. Mr ...

  3. Green groups in protest over bay development

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... airport, and part of the Tung Chung River and riparian zone. Development Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has said this part of Lantau Island could be home to 100,000 more people after ...

  4. Fears voiced over air quality on Lantau

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Government environmental advisers yesterday raised fears about air quality deterioration in northwest Lantau where major infrastructure projects could be located under ... assessment of the blueprint released by the Planning Department, the city will see a general improvement in air quality, but deterioration might occur in particular areas such as Lantau and Tsuen ...

  5. Fresh call to get rid of Lantau's wandering cows

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kathryn Hu Lantau's wandering cows are continuing to annoy some residents, prompting an Islands District Council member to renew a call to cull the herd after the idea was scrapped ... every morning, he said. Mr Wong said the cows' reproduction was also an issue. He said there were 10 cows in Mui Wo last month but now there are 13. There are about 60 feral cows on Lantau ...

  6. 'Holistic strategy' envisages Lantau as a world wonder

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani A 'holistic conservation strategy' has been developed for Lantau by three long-term residents to preserve what they describe as the island's world-class ... conservation, education, eco-tourism and sustainable development into 'a model resource for sustainable development in Hong Kong'. 'Lantau is a dramatic island with majestic peaks, steep ...

  7. Flight of fancy?

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A new study recommends a third runway for the airport. Does it have a valid case, or would the runway, along with other planned projects, cause further environmental damage to northwest Lantau? Write to us. ...

  8. Controversial Lantau road upgrade wins funding

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Island residents are dismayed, saying the project will destroy scenic country areas The construction of a contentious Lantau road project will begin this year after the Legislative Council's Finance Committee yesterday approved $630 million in funding. The decision has disappointed angry Lantau residents, who say the realignment and widening of Tung Chung Road will cut through ...

  9. Tapping into an island paradise

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The ark-eden dream envisages three phases: 1 An environmental centre at Mui Wo, including: Visitor and exhibition centres Study and resource centre Displays of Hong Kong's plants and wildlife Venue to be a focal point for environmental interest groups 2 Satellite facilities at a range of sites on Lantau or nearby islands for tailored historical, geographical, ecological ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bulldozer blaze at worksite A bulldozer was damaged when it burst into flames at a drainage worksite at Pak Ngan Heung in Mui Wo Rural Committee Road, Mui Wo, on Lantau Island at about 4am. Firemen doused the flames. ...




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