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  1. New comic book offers a karma kind of hero

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... at Buddhist Fat Ho Secondary College at Tai O, Lantau Island. 'I find it a big problem spreading Buddhism to young people but some Form Four students have even decided to go to university ...

  2. Activists mobilise against super-jail as doubts rise

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Increasing doubts are being raised among legislators and island district council members over the government's super-jail project, as Lantau residents and activists mobilise ... for $40 million to fund an engineering feasibility study for the proposed jail. The new facility is slated to be built on 80 hectares of reclaimed land on Hei Ling Chau, an island off Lantau ...

  3. The great escape

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... Rattan Furniture (72 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2528 6903) and cost $4,160. The coffee table ($2,950) is from the Red Lantern (shop G103, Silver Plaza, Mui Wo, Lantau Island, tel: ... traipsing to Macau or boarding a plane to neighbouring Asian destinations. For Lawrence and Paula Lau, it means a 30-minute boat ride from Central to an island where town life merges seamlessly ...

  4. Lobby group to launch petition for buffalo home

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu The Lantau Buffalo Association will launch a Hong Kong-wide petition later this month in an attempt to whip up public support for the establishment of a permanent home for the island's wild water buffalo. This comes after the Lands Department last week rejected the association's application for short-term tenancy on 10,000-20,000 sq ft of government land at Pui ...

  5. Drug centre youngsters left stranded in boat row

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong More than 70 young people and staff from a drug rehabilitation centre in Chi Ma Wan, on Lantau, had to spend three hours in the cold and rain at the end of an outing to Cheung Chau last night after being refused a boat to take them back. Jacob Lam Hay-sing, head of the centre, said officials from the Marine Department told them they could not make the trip by sampan ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. Police bike crash sparks joy-ride investigation

    Posted Dec 05th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... while on patrol in Cheung Sha Wan and had ridden all the way to Lantau Island, and that his two colleagues had gone to Lantau to pick him up, a police officer said. 'A preliminary ... they were on overnight duty yesterday. Police said they were suspected of having gone on a joy ride to Lantau, rather than being on patrol. The officer crashed in the middle lane ...

  8. Expat poll winner's village lockout

    Posted Feb 14th 2011, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong Andrew Brown has never set foot in the office of the San Shek Wan village where he lives, despite winning elections there three times since 2003. The 49-year-old Briton was elected for a third time as the second head of the village in South Lantau last month with a one-vote margin. Nine registered voters chose him, out of 17 who cast the ballot. The other head ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government should do more to help these firms. It should also help with the translation of labels on food for ethnic minorities. Zero Ngai Ka-ying, To Kwa Wan Lantau best for columbariums I have been ... then Lantau would be the perfect location. Andrew Chen, Central Unfair criticism I refer to the letter from Patrick Gilbert ('All the rescuers deserve praise', July 7). I fully support his ...

  10. Concerns over public access to hotel planned for historic Tai O site

    Posted Feb 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Concerns were raised about public access to a proposed boutique hotel at the historic Tai O Police Station after details were unveiled yesterday. Una Lau Yuk-man, assistant general manager of the Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation, releas ...




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