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  1. 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 ...


    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... to be announced for the West Kowloon Cultural District, the second round of consultation on the redevelopment of Kai Tak is about to begin, and the Lantau Concept Plan has just been released. It is a safe ... the site's historic and cultural value. Another bone of contention is the Concept Plan for Lantau. The scheme is intended to coincide with the planned Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. If it goes ahead, ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which was mounted on Thursday. Corpse found off Lantau Police are trying to establish the identity of a middle-aged woman whose decomposing body was found floating in the sea off southern Lantau Island yesterday. A windbreaker and black trousers were on the body when it was found near the shore off Fan Kwai Tong at about 12pm. No identification documents were found on the body. Police ...

  4. Activist guilty of damage at clock tower

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... demolished pier. Ms Tse convicted Ho of criminal damage and bailed her until May 25 for sentencing pending a community service report. The 41-year-old Lantau Island resident, who founded the island's newspaper, was also ordered to pay HK$800 in compensation to the construction company that was demolishing the pier. 'I understand you are devoted to protecting the pier and the clock ...


    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Win Bus (part of KMB) operates airport buses from Kowloon and the New Territories. Hotline: 2261 2791 New Lantao Bus Company operates routes on Lantau Island. Hotline: 2984 9848. FERRY New World First Ferry operates routes to Lantau Island, Cheung Chau, and Peng Chau. An inter-connecting service links the three islands. The company also runs a service to Kowloon. Enquiries: 2131 ...

  6. talk back

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Lantau island, it is not clear that the solution presented is the best one. This is a question that should be carefully considered by the Legislative Council, especially given Hong Kong's ... improvement? Tung Chung Road should be improved to the standard of the South Lantau Road. This would be enough, since there is not much traffic. I don't think this will cost $630 million, unless ...

  7. talkback

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Victoria Harbour. This is a precious asset that should not be destroyed. W. K. Wong, Wan Chai Q Should buffalo be left to roam freely on Lantau? I am disgusted at the knee-jerk reaction of the government in terrorising these harmless creatures. The water buffalo have been on Lantau longer than anyone living here and are an integral part of the landscape. Of course these animals foul ...

  8. Planning for the future

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Wells

    ... familiar pattern. Think of Kai Tak, Central and Wan Chai, Tamar, Lantau and Aberdeen. The government has a good idea: an iconic administrative centre, a vibrant waterfront, an internationally ...

  9. Troubled waters

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... losses- in the second tender of the four routes. The 25,000 residents of the three affected islands- Lantau, Lamma and Peng Chau- may be pleased with their victory, but the outcome does little ... the inner-harbour ferries that were affected. Outlying islands routes- which had remained unchallenged for many years, also lost their patronage, with the appearance of the MTR Tung Chung line, Lantau Link ...

  10. Call for government subsidies

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Opinions may vary over the rate of fare increases and cuts to ferry services but one thing everyone supports is a call for the government to subsidise services. Eric Spain, spokesman for the Lantau concern group Living Islands Movement, said routes running at a loss should be subsidised as renovating outer island piers to make more space for commerce had not helped ...




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