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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Lantau ferry route to close next month after losses

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Phila Siu, Ada Lee

    ... Phila Siu and Ada Lee Lantau ferry route to close after losses Ferry services between Discovery Bay and Mui Wo will end next month as the operator forgoes its licence extension, bemoaning a business environment made tougher by the government's proposed safety measures. Peng Chau Kaito will allow its licence for the 25-minute route between the two Lantau towns to expire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1394263/lantau-ferry-route-close-next-month-after-losses
  2. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    New temple marks 20th birthday of the Big Buddha at Ngong Ping, Lantau

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 05:09am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com New temple for Buddha's big birthday It was an early 20th birthday celebration yesterday for the Tian Tan "Big" Buddha, sitting aloft above the smog-shrouded Ngong Ping plateau on Lantau island, overlooking the Po Lin Monastery. And its gift was a multimillion-dollar new temple. Since its completion on December 29, 1993, the 34-metre-tall ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1380827/new-temple-marks-20th-birthday-big-buddha-ngong-ping-lantau
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland sewage fuelling Hong Kong's 'red tides'

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 04:01am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... in the water and warming seas. Within the last fortnight brown algae been spotted across the territory- off Lamma Island, Cheung Chau, Lantau and within Victoria Harbour. Agriculture, Fisheries ... in South Lantau. A spokeswoman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said it would announce today whether tests had found the algae off Lamma Island to be toxic. Algal blooms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1484686/mainland-sewage-fuelling-hong-kongs-red-tides-scientist
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Business - Money

    Moving house- Lantau style

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 10:16am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... at the other end in just a few weeks. It's remarkably painless. Lamma dramas Moving island to island within Hong Kong is another story. On Lamma, with no roads, just narrow concrete paths, ... not to watch. By a miracle it all usually arrives unscathed- Nick and the lDs know what they are doing, but it can be a little stressful to witness. The Lantau experience Over on Lantau it's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1355669/moving-house-lantau-style
  8. Business - Money

    Peeing in the garden: the joys of Lantau renovation

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 02:40pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... with the trade unions in the 1980s, a closed shop. Basically you must use the local Lantau guys. If not, strange things can happen. It's not unknown for off-island contractors' vans ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com Never again will I renovate on Lantau. I'm sure it's easier in the New Territories, but Lantau throws up very specific challenges. First ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/wealth/article/1355816/peeing-garden-joys-lantau-renovation
  9. 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
  10. Should a nudist camp be set up on Lantau Island?

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Oliver Kwan, Pulcheria Chung

    ... Pulcheria Chung, Oliver Kwan Pulcheria Chung, 18 St Mary's Canossian College There's nothing wrong about being nude and it's not illegal. But that doesn't justify having a nudist camp. Being nude isn't wrong, but why should nudists get exclusive rights? Our islands and remote areas are something we're trying to preserve. It would be a waste ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/491675/should-nudist-camp-be-set-lantau-island

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