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  1. 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
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Demonstrators in northern Lantau fear their rights to farm and build small houses will be restricted if area nearby gets protected status Villagers in zoning row raze mangrove Dozens of villagers in northern Lantau chopped down a mangrove near an ecologically sensitive bay yesterday to protest against a government move to zone areas on the fringes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580476/villagers-northern-lantau-destroy-mangrove-protest-over-potential
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Government to launch HK$227m study into building man-made islands

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... on building artificial islands in central Hong Kong waters- including the East Lantau Metropolis proposed by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in January- is slated to start in three months. The study area stretches from northern Tsing Yi in the north to the sea border in the south and the waters between Hong Kong Island in the east and Lantau Island in the west. The aim is to identify ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451923/government-launch-hk227m-study-building-man-made-islands
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks not ruled out, says development chief Paul Chan

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by Amy Nip

    ... the government would not rule out building in protected areas to develop Lantau Island. Speaking after the first meeting of the Lantau Development Advisory Committee, Chan said the government would ... to advance his suggestion of building a commercial "metropolis" on an artificial island off Lantau, and to explore ways Lantau could benefit from the new bridge linking it to Macau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1443916/building-lantau-country-parks-not-ruled-out-says-development-chief
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The missing links for East Lantau Metropolis

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:38pm by Francis Cheung

    ... Lantau Metropolis, a 1,000-hectare artificial island in waters between Hong Kong Island and Lantau, will ever become reality. I believe it would stand a better chance if two missing links were added to the picture: one connecting Lantau and Hong Kong via the artificial island; the other, linking the Hong Kong International Airport and the Shenzhen Baoan International Airport. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1421294/missing-links-east-lantau-metropolis
  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lantau plans may help Tai O flat sales: expert

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Olga Wong

    ... the extension of Tung Chung town and the proposed new town on an artificial island east of Lantau as factors improving the prospects of selling the 19-year-old flats. In February last year, the Housing ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Lantau plans may help Tai O flat sales: expert Lantau's new status as a focus of government development plans will make 85 subsidised public flats in Tai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454286/lantau-plans-may-help-tai-o-flat-sales-expert
  7. News - Hong Kong - URBAN PLANNING

    Road plan linking Hong Kong's outlying islands 'feasible'

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Stuart Lau

    ... to connect the outlying islands to the newly developed area." By this he was referring to a proposed large artificial island between Hong Kong Island and Lantau Island that is now under ... the characteristics of these outlying islands. Ling, meanwhile, said that south Lantau would be reserved for conservation and leisure purposes, while the northern part would continue to serve strategic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434330/inter-island-road-plan-feasible
  8. 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
  9. Seafood smugglers nabbed at Lantau

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... then transported the goods to a Tung Chung pier, where the boxes were loaded onto a fishing boat. The boat left the pier steering west of Lantau Island, where the goods were loaded onto the speedboats. ... on Lantau early yesterday. The night before, the smugglers evaded police in a high-speed boat chase, and headed towards the mainland with another seafood haul. The 195 boxes of lobsters, abalone, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703703/seafood-smugglers-nabbed-lantau
  10. 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

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