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  1. Photo competition celebrates beauty of Lantau Island

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Ngong Ping 360 has launched a snapshot competition for photography lovers to capture Lantau's scenery. Co-organised by Ngong Ping 360 and Metro Broadcast, the Ngong Ping ... photographer Leung Wing-hang, who is also a member of the competition's judging panel, the two-hour trek covered idyllic scenic spots such as Ngong Sham Stream, Nei San Stream, Fung Kai and Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/626106/photo-competition-celebrates-beauty-lantau-island
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Plans for Lantau hospital dropped

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Lawmakers say lives at risk after site is given to logistics park for new bridge A hospital planned for Lantau Island has been pushed aside to make room for logistic parks ... by projections for slower population growth on Lantau. Under existing policy, no acute-care hospital can be built until the island's population forecast reaches 200,000. The latest forecast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/458021/plans-lantau-hospital-dropped
  5. Lantau hiker still missing after search

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police, fire and civil aid officers searched the Lantau countryside in vain for a third day for a missing hiker. Lo Si-fai, 42, left his Hung Hom home at 7am on Sunday. His younger brother reported him missing on Monday. Rescuers have been searching Tung Chung, the countryside around Ngong Ping and Lantau Peak. Mr Lo used his Octopus card in a fast food restaurant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/580308/lantau-hiker-still-missing-after-search
  6. Dancer hopes to bring spirituality to Lantau

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Since moving to Lantau more than a decade ago, veteran modern dancer Loy Ho has launched the island's first arts festival and a monthly community newspaper. Ho, 39, moved ... the Lantau Post could unite people across the island. 'By sending out story messages on Lantau, we hope the community will be more well connected,' she said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457282/dancer-hopes-bring-spirituality-lantau
  7. Hidden agenda for Lantau denied

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Henry Tang says no decision has been made on where a new container terminal will be built The government has no hidden development agenda for Lantau Island and is undecided ... assessment and there was full awareness of the impact on the environment. Representatives from Lantau Island rural committees called on the government to improve transport, especially in the southern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/482725/hidden-agenda-lantau-denied
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Look to Lantau for development The suggestion by a business group that Lantau Island be developed as a commercial zone to draw mainland tourists away from crowded Causeway ... The Lantau Economic Development Alliance, a grouping of 10 business and community organisations, has the right idea. Picking up on a revised concept plan for the island's development released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1196690/hong-kong-should-look-lantau-development
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion scheme unveiled, raising reclamation concerns

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com 134 hectares would be reclaimed on Lantau for long-term housing, but conservationists are worried about the environmental impact Officials seek huge extension of Tung Chung The government wants to extend Tung Chung on Lantau Island by reclaiming 134 hectares of land east and west of the new town, as part of its quest for long-term housing land. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1242960/officials-seek-huge-extension-tung-chung
  10. Controversial Lantau road upgrade wins funding

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Island residents are dismayed, saying the project will destroy scenic country areas The construction of a contentious Lantau road project will begin this year after the Legislative Council's Finance Committee yesterday approved $630 million in funding. The decision has disappointed angry Lantau residents, who say the realignment and widening of Tung Chung Road will cut through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/422083/controversial-lantau-road-upgrade-wins-funding

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