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  1. Concrete, not nature, appears Lantau priority

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

    ... I refer to the letter headlined 'Lantau nature priority' (December 23) by Christine Chow, secretary of the Lantau Development Taskforce. Ms Chow asserts that the Concept Plan for Lantau, recently published by the taskforce, 'adopted a balanced and sustainable approach integrating both development and conservation needs'. If this is the case, it is not evident ...

  2. Lantau: ecological wasteland

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the ecological wasteland is to be Lantau. On top of disputed projects such as the Disney Theme Park, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and a 'value-added' logistics park, Lantau will have one more ... damaging. So why is the government again pointing to Lantau for CT10? An ecological mental picture of the future of Lantau includes worsened air pollution as a result of increased cross-border ...

  3. Link road for Zhuhai bridge will damage Lantau's coastline

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the surrounding Lantau Island coastline; and Damage to the Lantau Island-Tung Chung tourist experience and for visitors using the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, with a potential economic impact by reducing ... of the Tung Chung population; and Ensure there is no impact on the natural beauty of the Lantau coastline and Tung Chung Bay. We urge the Legislative Council Panel on Transport to take account ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the younger generation in Hong Kong. R. Hau, Kowloon Bay Waste cleared near Lantau site I would like to thank Peter Millward for his letter and advice ('Making a mess in Lantau country ... supply to the Lantau South area. The project is scheduled for completion in the middle of this year. Throughout the course of the project, we have been fully aware of the environmental ...

  5. Super-jail seen as best use of island

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a selection process that concluded there was little potential for alternative development, a senior security official said. Green groups and Lantau residents have expressed outrage at the choice of Hei Ling Chau, where an 80-hectare plot is to be reclaimed from the sea and a 2.2km bridge built to connect it with Lantau. Opponents say Kong Nga Po near the border- which was shortlisted ...

  6. Lantau residents 'still in the dark' over development plans

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... and a cycle track in the south. The plan also proposes enlarging the island's country parks. Facing an audience of about 300, the Lantau Development Concept Taskforce was peppered with a flurry ... was whether infrastructure projects would eventually benefit the big developers rather than island residents. It seems Lantau's 88,000 residents do have reason to worry, even though they have ...

  7. Incinerator on island 'to add pollution'

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Maggie Tam An incinerator on an artificial island near south Lantau would bring more air pollution to several pollution hot spots in the city than it would if the plant ... The study says south Lantau, which has fewer inhabitants than Tuen Mun, would see an increase of up to 11.1mcg in nitrogen dioxide levels under the island option, compared with 6.6mcg under ...

  8. Green groups unite over Lantau plans

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and environmental campaigner, has joined members of the Living Islands Movement, Green Lantau, Save Our Shorelines, Clear the Air and others to alert people to what they see as potential dangers ... Kevin Sinclair An environmentalist says the full impact of development projects is unknown Environmentalists worried about development on Lantau have formed an umbrella body of all Hong ...

  9. Don't reclaim off Lantau for port in decline

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by our bureau before, at the headland between Sha Lo Wan and San Shek Wan. It has been most carefully chosen to minimise the ecological and other environmental impacts on Lantau Island. The exact ... Few may have noticed that the government has slipped another 'consultation' into its planning. In addition to West Kowloon and the Lantau Concept Plan, there is a quiet effort ...

  10. 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. ...




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