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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lantau development advisers urged to disclose all potential conflicts of interests

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Committee set up to develop Lantau should be as transparent as possible, activists say Advisers urged to disclose interests Lantau development advisers should declare all their possible business connections and interests on the island before they start work, activists say. The call to members of the government's Lantau Development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436590/lantau-development-advisers-urged-disclose-all-potential-conflicts
  2. Government seeks HK$227m to explore building artificial islands in Hong Kong’s central waters

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 06:35pm

    ... stretching from northern Tsing Yi in the north to the city’s sea border in the south, and the waters between Hong Kong Island in the east and Lantau Island in the west. The Civil Engineering ... assessment and site investigation works. A consultant will be appointed to lead the study from July for completion in July 2017. The artificial islands plan is in additions to the proposed Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1451676/government-seeks-hk227m-explore-building-artificial-islands-hong-kongs-central
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Development of Lantau welcomed, seen as long-term plan

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:59pm by SANDY LI AND PEGGY SITO

    ... Sandy Li and Peggy Sito The proposed development of Lantau Island into another core business district was welcomed by analysts and property consultants. The island will become an essential ... striking a balance between development and conservation, Leung said. “What is new is the development of Lantau Island, but Leung’s different ways of looking for land are more or less the same ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1406135/development-lantau-welcomed-seen-long-term-plan
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks a green option, Franklin Lam says

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... touting an "East Lantau Metropolis" on an artificial island as a new commercial hub in his policy address last month. Lam questioned whether the country parks that make up 69 per cent ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Former Exco man Franklin Lam, an adviser to the government on Lantau's future, says developing protected areas could be green 'Build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1424680/building-lantau-country-parks-green-option-franklin-lam-says
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    East Lantau Metropolis seems like 'flight of fancy' to some

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 05:20am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... on January 15. He said the government was exploring ways to "further develop the eastern waters off Lantau Island and neighbouring areas, with a view to developing an East Lantau ... bridge. The bridge is expected to be completed in 2016. The grand project was immediately applauded by the Lantau Development Alliance, which said it would help further develop the island ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1420967/east-lantau-metropolis-seems-flight-fancy-some
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Building in Lantau parks 'dangerous' idea, activists say

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 07:35pm

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com The idea that building in country parks on Lantau could actually improve the island’s environment is both “worrying” and “dangerous”, activists and green groups said on Monday. This came after former executive councillor Franklin Lam Fan-keung risked public outcry on Sunday by floating the idea that allowing development in Lantau’s two country ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1425296/building-lantau-parks-dangerous-idea-activists-say
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    New 'East Lantau Metropolis' set to become a core business area

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Sandy Li and Olga Wong

    ... Sandy Li and Olga Wong 'Metropolis' off Lantau envisioned as third CBD An "East Lantau Metropolis" could rise from the sea between Hong Kong and Lantau islands over ... said the new metropolis would be in a strategic location, and able to be connected by bridges or tunnels with Western District on Hong Kong Island, Lantau Island and parts of the western New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406451/new-east-lantau-metropolis-set-become-core-business-area
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Population of Lamma Island will double under new housing plan

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:16am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Latest proposal for Sok Kwu Wan would bring 5,000 new residents to island, but locals are alarmed by prospect of high-rise buildings Plan would double population of Lamma A refined housing and tourism development plan released yesterday would see Lamma Island's population almost double from 5,900 to nearly 11,000. And about one-third of new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447296/former-quarry-plan-would-double-population-lamma-island
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Competition hots up for vacant Lantau school site

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:20am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... up for vacant Lantau school site Two new contenders have emerged in the protracted tussle over a school site in Mui Wo, on Lantau Island, which has lain idle for six years. A rundown drug rehabilitation school in remote southeastern Lantau has been trying to secure the site for at least four years, against the wishes of locals. But the Sunday Morning Post has learned that it now faces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1397658/competition-hots-vacant-lantau-school-site
  10. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Lantau lowlands offer a peaceful getaway

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:05pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams There's much to see and do on Hong Kong's largest island. Here are some places that won't disappoint, writes Martin Williams Lantau lowdown Mui Wo: backwater with waterfalls Why: Mui Wo, aka Silvermine Bay, was the main entry point for Lantau until the establishment of Tung Chung New Town. Today, it's something of a backwater but is still well worth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1407760/lantau-lowlands-offer-peaceful-getaway

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