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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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- ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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