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  1. Lost in Lantau

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Derrick Chang's photographs (including The Long Walk, left) that celebrate the life and craft of traditional tofu fa seller Mok Kau-moon (who died in July last year), and highlight the social predicament of elderly people living alone in Hong Kong; p ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006387/lost-lantau
  2. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Lantau lowlands offer a peaceful getaway

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:05pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams There's much to see and do on Hong Kong's largest island. Here are some places that won't disappoint, writes Martin Williams Lantau lowdown Mui Wo: backwater with waterfalls Why: Mui Wo, aka Silvermine Bay, was the main entry point for Lantau until the establishment of Tung Chung New Town. Today, it's something of a backwater but is still well worth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1407760/lantau-lowlands-offer-peaceful-getaway
  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SKYRUNNING

    The sky's the limit for Stevie Kremer

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 08:45pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... to Lantau to run up Lantau Peak (934 metres). "Sky running is about getting as close to the sky as you can. I haven't seen too much of Asia yet but in the last 20 hours I've been up two peaks. "This morning we started at the beach and soon we were at the top of [Lantau Peak]. I think that's extremely unique," she said. "I'd love to see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1574986/where-earth-meets-heaven
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/982703/benson-proves-be-top-moon-trekker
  5. Lantau opportunity cannot be missed

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... To avoid lagging behind, a debate on how to make better use of our underdeveloped areas is needed. Lantau immediately stands out as an option. The island is home to one of the world's busiest ... of treating the Qianhai project as a threat, a better approach is to capture the opportunities that may arise. The developing transport links in the region will bring Lantau and the rest of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000777/lantau-opportunity-cannot-be-missed
  6. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Collaring the cows: rural residents fit cattle with reflective gear after spate of road accidents

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Cows collared as rural residents eye road safety It's what every fashionable cow is wearing- and it could save their lives. Feral cows on Lantau Island and in Sai Kung are being fitted with light-reflecting collars to improve safety on rural roads after a spate of accidents. "It's the same reflective material found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556679/collaring-cows-rural-residents-fit-cattle-reflective-gear-after-spate
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Experts slam lack of novel ideas to protect white dolphins from third runway construction

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... such as setting up another marine park farther from the works site in southwestern Lantau. The authority proposes opening a 2,400 hectare marine park after the runway is finished, saying dolphins ... as not practical. Under present plans, the new 2,400-hectare marine park would connect the existing Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park with the planned Brothers Islands marine park. Another consultant, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576255/experts-slam-lack-novel-ideas-protect-white-dolphins-third-runway
  9. Big players push Lantau as Pearl Delta hub

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of major operators on the island, including Hong Kong Disneyland and Ngong Ping 360, told a public forum at Polytechnic University that Lantau had the potential to become a recreational ... development. The alliance said that despite major transport routes linking Lantau to Hong Kong Island, few people stayed on to have fun. The alliance's honorary secretary, Li Yan-tai, said: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995854/big-players-push-lantau-pearl-delta-hub
  10. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    China to build five lighthouses in disputed Paracel Islands

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:55am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com China to build five lighthouses in disputed islands China is planning to build five lighthouses in the disputed Paracel Islands in a move analysts said ... in the area, which the Chinese authorities call the Xisha Islands, the China News Service reported yesterday. The deployment of a Chinese oil rig in the region in May sparked riots in Vietnam, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1568640/china-build-five-lighthouses-disputed-paracel-islands

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