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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- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002698/lantau-school-denies-hk1-land-abuse-claim
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1061238/27-year-old-dies-metres-triathlon-race-finish-line
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1022697/macau-gaming-executive-threatens-french-heritage
  4. Adventure race designed for fun

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The PowerBar Sprint adventure race takes place on Lantau Island on Sunday,July 27, and is open to novices, beginners and experienced trail hikers, triathletes, mountain marathon runners, ... walks of life to have some fun and enjoy Hong Kong's natural beauty,' says race director Michael Maddess. Where: Lantau Island. When: Sunday, July 27, 2003. Starting time 11am. Entry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421582/adventure-race-designed-fun
  5. Great outdoors is a top teaching environment

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... organisation offering access to the great outdoors. Adrienne Ng, a former physical education teacher with the English Schools Foundation, set up Treasure Island, based in Mui Wo, Lantau Island, because ... she said. Ng set up North American-style Treasure Island camps in 1996 and quit fulltime teaching last year to concentrate on designing and running adventure activities. On offer this summer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/420690/great-outdoors-top-teaching-environment
  6. Divided loyalties

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... village on South Lantau by one vote. Another expatriate, Baron Van Voorsttot, was elected village head of Lo Tik Wan village on Lamma. Just days after Mr Brown was elected, the indigenous village ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/470609/divided-loyalties
  7. Lifestyle

    Incinerator plans leave Lantau split

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... on the cards, other locals want development Island Divided It was a perfect day when a crowd gathered on Pui O Beach in South Lantau. The sun shone from a clear blue sky, and the gentle swell - ideal ... mourning the death of Hong Kong's environment and their way of life on Lantau. Also joining the protest were activists from South Lantau's Living Islands Movement, a group that promotes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1293595/incinerator-plans-leave-lantau-split
  8. Two-heads law is flawed, says legislator caught up in village poll row

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... Independent lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip, who has been dragged into a row that erupted after the election of Hong Kong's first expatriate village head, has accused the government of creating conflict among representatives under the controversial two-heads system. Mr Chan, a lawyer who has a house in San Shek Wan village on South Lantau but is not a voter, said the new system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424991/two-heads-law-flawed-says-legislator-caught-village-poll-row
  9. First non-Chinese village head takes up the post with wounds to heal

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... The election of Hong Kong's first non-Chinese village head - a 41-year-old civil engineer from England - has led to a split in the tiny Lantau village where he was returned. Andrew Brown, originally from the Wirral near the English city of Liverpool, has pledged to heal the wounds his historic election has opened in San Shek Wan village. Nine villagers voted for Mr Brown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423024/first-non-chinese-village-head-takes-post-wounds-heal
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Dengue outbreak at Australia's Pacific island refugee detention centre sparks fresh concerns

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Refugees held in Australia's detention centres on Nauru island infected by Dengue fever as opposition figures call for greater oversight An outbreak of dengue fever at an Australian refugee detention centre in the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru sparked calls on Thursday for greater oversight at the facility, which has been criticised by rights groups ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1485859/dengue-outbreak-australias-pacific-island-refugee-detention-centre-sparks

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