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  1. 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- ...

  2. Council to veto Lantau site for drugs rehab centre

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... days ago to the Lantau town's residents to support the school. Rainbow Wong Fuk-kan, Islands district councillor and a member of the Mui Wo Rural Committee, said the committee had secured ... including North Lamma Island, Tung Chung, South Lamma Island, Tai O, South Lantau and Cheung Chau. Two are from Mui Wo. Two district councillors with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ...

  3. Lantau school has an emotional closing

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Former pupils and teachers bade an emotional farewell to the last subsidised secondary school on south Lantau Island yesterday, despite repeated calls from the islanders to keep ... emotional attachment of some long-standing teachers to the school is very strong,' Mr Au said. 'When the transport was less convenient, most of the residents on Lantau Island studied here, ...

  4. Lantau rehab school freezes intake because premises are at double capacity

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A Lantau drug rehabilitation school- waiting to learn if it can move into new premises and with its finances under graft-busters' scrutiny- has stopped accepting new students because its overloaded buildings are already at double their capacity. The principal of Christian Zheng Sheng College said yesterday the school had turned away at least 10 students ...

  5. Takeoff for quiet Lantau school

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Lantau and heard that LIS had a good reputation and its tuition fees were cheaper than ESF schools, ' he said. 'I didn't consider sending them to Hong Kong Island either. Transport ... and no signs to identify it. In the midst of low-rise houses in a quiet south Lantau village, the three-storey building that houses Lantau International School's Pui O campus is unremarkable. ...

  6. Shrinking Lantau secondary school fights for survival

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Merger with local primaries suggested as viable option A Lantau secondary school facing closure next year is hoping to launch a last-ditch rescue plan involving the creation of a school with an international stream catering for the non-Chinese population on the island and a merger with two village primary schools. A working group is to explore plans to save ...

  7. Government is ignoring Lantau residents' concerns over school

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The supervisor and principal of the Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau claim they have had a good relationship with Mui Wo residents for the past 10 years. Relations were good, but that is no longer the case. They also said opposition came from a minority of residents, but I would dispute this claim. More than over 1,000 south Lantau residents marched to the Education Bureau ...

  8. Cramped campus gets cold shoulder

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Lantau International School's expansion in Tong Fuk from just seven pupils in 1994 to 110 today has soured its relationship with villagers. Chan Shun-yau, head ... places and one playground the size of a basketball court,' he said. Lantau International School took over the site in 1994, a couple of years after the public school closed. In 2000 it built ...

  9. Islands councillor criticises failure to consult residents

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam An Islands District councillor criticised the government for failing to consult Mui Wo residents and the council about a drug rehabilitation school's expansion plan earlier, ... objection. 'We regret that the chief executive is unable to meet with you or pay a visit to the centres due to other engagements,' the e-mail said. Islands district councillor and member ...

  10. Early move for rehab school unlikely

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Joshua But and Elaine Yau There is only a slim chance of a Lantau drug rehabilitation school being relocated to Mui Wo before summer, the chairman of the Action Committee Against Narcotics ... and Islands District councillor Wong Fuk-kan said he held talks with angry residents yesterday. Some had told him they were infuriated by the ICAC findings, which they said were not convincing. ...




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