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  1. Bridge landing site threatens unique Lantau geology

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen believes that the San Shek Wan landing point on Lantau Island for the bridge to Zhuhai is the best choice from an environmental-conservation ... Shorelines met with the bureau some months ago we were told that a route for the link had been worked out to provide the minimum of environmental damage to Lantau by touching the island only at one ...

  2. Don't tolerate repression

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... absurd. RENATA LOPEZ, Lantau ...

  3. Ballistics behaviour

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it collided with one of Vice-President Annette Lu Hsiu-lien's knees. MARTIN CURTIN, Lantau Expensive airport In the article headlined 'Landings on a shoestring' (March 26), about fare ...

  4. Shutter island secrets

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... Maggie Chen Photography is Joseph Fung Hon-kee's all-consuming life-long passion. 'To me it is like a drug,' says the 72-year-old photographer, teacher and curator. 'Once you touch it, you get addicted for life.' So it comes as no ...

  5. Thwarted activists may try for islands again

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y.Fung Hong Kong activists may try to sail to the Diaoyu Islands from the city after their plan to sail from Taiwan was blocked by authorities on the island. If they do try to sail from Hong Kong, they will keep a low profile in the hope of eluding Marine Department and marine police patrols. Seven members of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands boarded ...

  6. Islands in dispute

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... Susan Ramsay Who? China and Japan are in a heated clash over Japan's arrest of a fishing boat near a disputed area of the East China Sea near the Diaoyu islands. Taiwan has also ... remains in custody. Activists who believe the area belongs to China have once again set sail to 'claim' the Daioyu islands. When? The incident took place on September 7, since ...

  7. Beijing stresses goal of peaceful ties with island

    Posted Mar 04th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... with Taiwan, despite recent tensions over US arms sales to the island. Jia Qinglin, the No4 leader in the ruling hierarchy, also left out a routine statement that Beijing 'opposes Taiwanese ... independence'. For more than a decade, Beijing had been bothered by a growing sense of independence on the island, particularly under the presidency of Chen Shui-bian of the Democratic Progressive Party ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... That was Egypt. Des Moriarty, Ma On Shan Feral cattle part of Lantau's rich tapestry Jason Ali obviously has no concept of life on Lantau Island ('Fence feral Cattle', February 6). ... infrastructure, Hong Kong as usual will be expected to shut up and pay up. Clive Noffke, Lantau Jockey Club stumbles at locked taxi gate hurdle I note Jockey Club chief executive Winfried ...

  9. Island's 'sovereign status' to be enshrined in textbooks

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has said he would ensure facts about the island's status were in local textbooks for future generations to remember. 'Taiwan is a part of the Republic of China, and the sovereignty of the Republic of China is rested in those treaties,' Mr Ma said yesterday, referring to the 1943 Cairo Declaration and the 1945 Potsdam ...

  10. Protesters' ship stopped on its way to Diaoyu Islands for second time in two days

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A local ship full of activists heading for the Diaoyu Islands in an effort to declare Chinese sovereignty over them has been stopped by the Marine Department and police for the second time in two days. The incidents on Saturday and yesterday were the first time Hong Kong authorities have blocked protest trips by the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands ...




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