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  1. Seafood smugglers nabbed at Lantau

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... then transported the goods to a Tung Chung pier, where the boxes were loaded onto a fishing boat. The boat left the pier steering west of Lantau Island, where the goods were loaded onto the speedboats. ... on Lantau early yesterday. The night before, the smugglers evaded police in a high-speed boat chase, and headed towards the mainland with another seafood haul. The 195 boxes of lobsters, abalone, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703703/seafood-smugglers-nabbed-lantau
  2. Lantau school denies HK$1 land abuse claim

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com An international school on Lantau has accused the Ombudsman of making a groundless allegation that it cheated on its previous non-profit-making status to take advantage of a HK$1 plot of state land. Lantau International School also criticised the watchdog- which did not disclose the name or location of the school it was referring to- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002698/lantau-school-denies-hk1-land-abuse-claim
  3. Lantau plan so bad it has to go, says green lobby

    Posted Mar 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... deviation from the top priority of conserving the island, was fundamentally flawed. They said the taskforce had failed to prove there was a need for the facilities or that Lantau Island ... Cheung Chi-fai A united front of 19 groups says the concept is fundamentally flawed A unified front of green activists has urged the government to withdraw its proposed Lantau Concept Plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/491204/lantau-plan-so-bad-it-has-go-says-green-lobby
  4. Lantau opportunity cannot be missed

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... To avoid lagging behind, a debate on how to make better use of our underdeveloped areas is needed. Lantau immediately stands out as an option. The island is home to one of the world's busiest ... of treating the Qianhai project as a threat, a better approach is to capture the opportunities that may arise. The developing transport links in the region will bring Lantau and the rest of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000777/lantau-opportunity-cannot-be-missed
  5. Big players push Lantau as Pearl Delta hub

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of major operators on the island, including Hong Kong Disneyland and Ngong Ping 360, told a public forum at Polytechnic University that Lantau had the potential to become a recreational ... development. The alliance said that despite major transport routes linking Lantau to Hong Kong Island, few people stayed on to have fun. The alliance's honorary secretary, Li Yan-tai, said: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995854/big-players-push-lantau-pearl-delta-hub
  6. Independent Lantau?

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter against Taiwan independence by Patrick Wu (August 26). It was illogical and misleading, arguing by analogy with Lantau Island. My argument depends on common sense, ... Taiwan now is a matter of fact derived from certain conditions in the past. By contrast, Lantau island is a part of Hong Kong now and in the future. Did Mr Wu's argument assume that the same ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/426740/independent-lantau
  7. Squatters win title rights to Lantau land

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Title over a large area of land in southern Lantau has been awarded to a family of squatters who have been farming and grazing cattle on the site since 1957. Mr Justice Ian ... Lantau Road. Part of the area is government land being used by Mr Tso under licence, but by far the greater area had been bought by Phi-Kong in 1962. Phi-Kong is owned by Chinese Filipinos who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/622602/squatters-win-title-rights-lantau-land
  8. Developing Lantau a delicate task

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... last year's record 5.9 million to 11 million by 2022, its strategy is to support and profit from developing tourism on Lantau Island. That is a wise course for the government majority-owned theme park to take, with the island already having a number of tourist draws, several more planned and huge potential for more. Whichever it partners and allies itself with, though, it has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990138/developing-lantau-delicate-task
  9. Hot bidding war opens for Sha Tin, Lantau sites

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Tenders for three sites on Lantau Island and in Sha Tin yesterday drew a stronger-than-expected 16 bids despite uncertainty in the property market, the government said. A Lands Department spokesman said the commercial site in Sha Tin's Shek Mun industrial district received four bids, while two residential sites on Lantau Island's Cheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985975/hot-bidding-war-opens-sha-tin-lantau-sites
  10. Winds and dry weather fan flames on Lantau

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Danny Mok

    ... Agnes Lam and Danny Mok Wind and low humidity yesterday made it difficult for firemen tackling a hill blaze that broke out on Lantau Island on Monday night. They were still tackling the fire, mainly at Lo Fu Tau, this morning. Chief Fire Officer (New Territories) Lau Shu-lam said the blaze had spread in all directions and threatened Mui Wo, Ngau Kwu Long and the Discovery Bay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/617370/winds-and-dry-weather-fan-flames-lantau

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