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  1. 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 ...

  2. Island life

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite Disneyland and residential developments, Lantau still has lots of natural charm, writes Zoe Mak Lantau is one of Hong Kong's most developed outlying islands, yet traditional ... Foundation's community project 'Through Our Eyes', five students set out with their cameras to explore both the traditional and modern sides of the island. They found Lantau green, fresh ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Speed camera 'a joke' in traffic jam black spot

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... a district council. The remaining cameras would be installed by the end of next year. Where the speed cameras will be placed Hong Kong Island Garden Road Smithfield Road Blue Pool Road Magazine Gap ... Road Tung Chung Road (from Pak Kung Au to Cheung Sha) Tung Chung Road (from Pak Kung Au to Lung Tseng Tau) South Lantau Road (from Nam Shan to Pui O) South Lantau Road (from Nam Shan to Mui Wo) ...

  5. Two hiking trails close, deemed beyond repair

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Two hiking trails in Lantau that were blocked off after landslides in June will remain closed, the government has announced. The Nei Lak Shan and Shek Pik country trails were ... are adventurous,' he said. Separately, two other paths- the Keung Shan Country Trail and section four of the Lantau Trail- were diverted in November after landslides obstructed Kwun Yam Shan, the original ...

  6. Hundreds delayed as taxi strike brings chaos

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Danny Mok

    ... Lantau Highway from 10pm. One group of passengers who had just returned from Thailand after being trapped by the chaos at Bangkok's international airport flew into another melee at home, ... racing ended. Two of the three lanes of Wong Nai Chung Road were blocked. Lantau district police commander Edwina Lau Chi-wai said more than 100 officers were involved in clearing the highway. ...

  7. Action racers head to Lantau competition

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... will take to Lantau island tomorrow for the PowerBar Action Sprint Adventure Race, according to competition organiser Michael Maddess. Apart from being an enjoyable and challenging race, the event ... along the Lantau Trail to Pui O, followed by a 50- or 100-metre swim and beach run near Pui O, then a hike along the coastline, through a river gully and along the trail to Cheung Sha Beach. ...

  8. Benson proves to be top Moon Trekker

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Unus Alladin Darren Benson of Champion System Adventure Team was the overall winner of the third annual Moon Trekker, which finished on Lantau Peak on Friday night. About 1,000 runners took part in one of Hong Kong's most unusual races, with Benson clocking four hours, 17 minutes and 31 seconds for the 'Sunrise' 40km race. Teammate Ryan Blair smashed Michael ...

  9. Where kids, corporate warriors and buffalo roam

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A unique eco-tourism venture on Lantau Island is breathing new life into old villages, writes Kevin Sinclair A converted old rural committee building on the beach at Pui O, on Lantau Island, is the latest addition to Hong Kong's tourism industry portfolio and a brassy initiative which could set the standard for bringing abandoned villages back to life. Standing under ...

  10. Laser scanning used to help preserve ancient rock carvings

    Posted Dec 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... carvings, believed to be between 3,000 and 4,000 years old, have been identified at Big Wave Bay and Wong Chuk Hang on Hong Kong Island, in Sai Kung, and on Cheung Chau, Tung Lung, Lantau and Po Toi islands. Mr Chan said laser-scanning technology would be useful in compiling information about the carvings in a three-dimensional format. This would enable records to be kept of how the carvings ...




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