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  1. HK Ferry puts Lantau hotel to public tender

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito Hong Kong Ferry (Holdings) has put its Silvermine Beach Hotel on Lantau Island to public tender. The hotel, owned by Hong Kong Ferry's wholly owned subsidiary HYFCO Properties, is to be sold on a vacant possession basis. The tender will close on May 6. The hotel offers 128 rooms and facilities, including a swimming pool and a tennis court. There is also a large ...

  2. Tourism project on Lantau to go to tender

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The government has abandoned plans to award a HK$68 million tourism development project at Ngong Ping on Lantau Island to the MTR Corporation without tender, after objections from legislators. The project, which consists mainly of a 1.52-hectare public piazza with a Chinese garden and lotus ponds, will now be put up for public tender, with the Architectural Services ...

  3. Oasis

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

    ... The English rock band in concert. Tue, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Arena, HK International Airport, Lantau, HK$380-HK$780 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2629 6240 ...

  4. talk back

    Posted Oct 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of disfiguring Lantau, Hong Kong's last remaining significant land asset and Hong Kong's green lungs. Congratulations to the Living Islands Movement and the concerned residents of Mui Wo ... Jonathan Conway, Lantau Q Do you agree with the shelving of the superjail? How pleasing to hear that the Correctional Services Department has shelved plans for the Hei Ling Chau superjail. Yet ...

  5. City Digest

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... were delayed, with another 30 cancelled. Servicing to halt Lantau cable car Lantau cable car services will be suspended for about a week from September 17 for scheduled maintenance work ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it consulted both internally and independently had told them a three-cable system was more suitable given the length of the journey and Lantau's environment. Doppelmayr and its partner felt so ...

  7. Cable car puts our reputation at stake

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Few tourism attractions have experienced as much trouble as the Tung Chung cable car. The latest incident saw hundreds of passengers stranded in mid-air for nearly two hours in near freezing temperatures. This is unacceptable. What should have been a plea ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... tranquillity of home. Ian Tingey, Lantau Women-only carriages a bad policy It does not matter where you are in the world: metro systems are black spots for crimes such as indecent assault and bag ...

  9. Talkback

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

    ... switch' to get their news elsewhere. Name and address supplied There are now only two ways to get to the giant Buddha on Lantau. Blue taxis cost $150 one way from Tung Chung. The New Lantau Bus ... Road. At a cost of $630 million to taxpayers, the upgrade, in the form of a 3km re-alignment across South Lantau Country Park, remains controversial. Its justification relies on road safety ...

  10. Boulders narrowly miss cable car staff

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... and hikers' safety after it was revealed boulders fell from its cable car construction project on Lantau, narrowly missing two workers. But the rail operator has rejected accusations ... car system that will connect Tung Chung with the Big Buddha. The hikers reported it to the Green Lantau Association. The federation's Fabian Pedrazzini said yesterday it could only ...




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