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  1. Careful what you fish for

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... of Lantau as a tourist destination. And Kwok shudders at the thought of hordes of chattering day-trippers descending on the village. 'Every weekend they pass by our homes non-stop.' Under ... today. If there were more people coming here, there's a greater chance they would buy things,' she says. The idea to redevelop the Lantau village as part of a 'new tourism node ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be well within safe limits. About 40 tonnes of residue is still stored in To Kau Wan in north Lantau. croc's future home sets $30 entrance fee Visits to the future home of the Yuen Long ...

  3. Oil spill closes beach

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An oil spill led to the closure of Hung Shing Yeh Beach on Lamma Island yesterday and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department said the beach would be closed until further notice. Elsewhere, red flags advising people to stay out of the water were raised at Upper Cheung Sha Beach, Lower Cheung Sha Beach, Pui O Beach and Tong Fuk Beach on Lantau due to big waves. ...

  4. Oil pollution exercise launched

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 5.50pm: A annual joint anti-oil pollution exercise was launched near Lantau Island on Tuesday to train government departments and oil companies to combat oil spills. A marine department spokesman said the rehearsal- codenamed 'Oilex 2004'- was carried out in the waters off Luk Keng Bay, the northern part of Lantau Island. The spokesman said ...

  5. Careless grave-sweepers spark hill fires

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Firemen were kept busy dousing hill fires yesterday- 28 by 5pm- as grave-sweepers flocked to the final resting places of their ancestors for the Chung Yeung festival. One of the biggest fires broke out at about 1.30pm at Keung Shan on Lantau, where about 500,000 square metres of hillside were ablaze. A helicopter was sent to drop water, and the fire was put out at about ...

  6. Firefighters protect Disneyland from blaze

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Firefighters yesterday battled to prevent the Lantau Island hill fire reaching the Disneyland site. More than 70 firefighters and three Government Flying Service helicopters ... morning when their homes were threatened have returned. At 5pm, security guards said the fire had been contained to an area on top of the mountain separating the resort on Lantau Island from ...

  7. 40-hour battle to end Lantau fire

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow The blaze posed a threat to residents in Discovery Bay Raging hill fires on Lantau Island that at one point threatened residents in Discovery Bay were finally put out at 4am ... firefighters to hill sites. The Fire Services Department was alerted at 11.15am on Friday. Ng Lap-fun, division commander (marine and offshore island division), said firefighters arrived at the site ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woman struck by taxi A 50-year-old woman was unconscious after being hit by a taxi outside Tung Chung fire station in Shun Tung Road on Lantau Island at about 4.45am. She was treated for head ...

  9. Laws reviewed in fight against ants

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Winnie Yeung

    ... on Lantau Island. An Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department officer became the first local victim of the ants when he was bitten during an operation last Friday. Deputy department ...

  10. slice of life

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... on Lantau Island, all squatter huts near the beach were washed away. All flights in and out of Kai Tak Airport were cancelled. Donations to the Community Relief Trust Fund in aid of victims ranged ... in places. Hardest hit on Hong Kong Island were the boat people in Aldrich Bay, Shau Kei Wan, where an estimated 50 people were still missing two days after the storm, and more than 1,000 junks, ...




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