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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. Circus laughs on Lantau Island

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... Michelle Chan There is more to Lantau than just the Po Lin Monastery and the Big Buddha. The FreeLove Circus has arrived from California to join the fun at Ngong Ping Village. ... the disaster for a while,' he said. 'It's very rewarding to bring happiness to our audiences,' said Wainwright. The FreeLove Circus is performing at Ngong Ping Village in Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/601336/circus-laughs-lantau-island
  3. Leisure by the lakeside at a new Lantau Island project

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH Hong Kong is to get a new rural recreation centre on Lantau Island next month. The Inspiration Lake Recreation Centre at Penny's Bay will open its doors to the public ... with fitness stations circling the lake. The centre will be open from 9am to 7pm. There will be a shuttle bus service from the Lantau Link Toll Gate. Admission to the centre is free. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509743/leisure-lakeside-new-lantau-island-project
  4. Adventure race designed for fun

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The PowerBar Sprint adventure race takes place on Lantau Island on Sunday,July 27, and is open to novices, beginners and experienced trail hikers, triathletes, mountain marathon runners, ... walks of life to have some fun and enjoy Hong Kong's natural beauty,' says race director Michael Maddess. Where: Lantau Island. When: Sunday, July 27, 2003. Starting time 11am. Entry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421582/adventure-race-designed-fun
  5. Great outdoors is a top teaching environment

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... organisation offering access to the great outdoors. Adrienne Ng, a former physical education teacher with the English Schools Foundation, set up Treasure Island, based in Mui Wo, Lantau Island, because ... she said. Ng set up North American-style Treasure Island camps in 1996 and quit fulltime teaching last year to concentrate on designing and running adventure activities. On offer this summer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/420690/great-outdoors-top-teaching-environment
  6. Divided loyalties

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... village on South Lantau by one vote. Another expatriate, Baron Van Voorsttot, was elected village head of Lo Tik Wan village on Lamma. Just days after Mr Brown was elected, the indigenous village ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/470609/divided-loyalties
  7. Two-heads law is flawed, says legislator caught up in village poll row

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... Independent lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip, who has been dragged into a row that erupted after the election of Hong Kong's first expatriate village head, has accused the government of creating conflict among representatives under the controversial two-heads system. Mr Chan, a lawyer who has a house in San Shek Wan village on South Lantau but is not a voter, said the new system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424991/two-heads-law-flawed-says-legislator-caught-village-poll-row
  8. First non-Chinese village head takes up the post with wounds to heal

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... The election of Hong Kong's first non-Chinese village head - a 41-year-old civil engineer from England - has led to a split in the tiny Lantau village where he was returned. Andrew Brown, originally from the Wirral near the English city of Liverpool, has pledged to heal the wounds his historic election has opened in San Shek Wan village. Nine villagers voted for Mr Brown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423024/first-non-chinese-village-head-takes-post-wounds-heal
  9. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    27-year-old dies metres from triathlon race finish line

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The dead man, a Hong Kong-based expatriate, was taking part in ironman event held on Lantau Athlete,27, dies close to triathlon finish line A 27-year-old expatriate man collapsed and died metres from the finish line during an ironman triathlon race held on Lantau Island yesterday. Police confirmed a man had died during the race but did not release his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1061238/27-year-old-dies-metres-triathlon-race-finish-line
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Macau gaming executive threatens French heritage

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... of old-fashioned xenophobia. It's not as if Ng is going to transport the estate back to Macau. Cow pats v progress in Lantau We hear of a meeting in Mui Wo yesterday between the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and a collection of non-governmental organisations that want to stop the removal of feral cows from southern Lantau. Rainbow Wong, a big landowner, together with the department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1022697/macau-gaming-executive-threatens-french-heritage

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