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  1. Letters

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government should do more to help these firms. It should also help with the translation of labels on food for ethnic minorities. Zero Ngai Ka-ying, To Kwa Wan Lantau best for columbariums I have been ... then Lantau would be the perfect location. Andrew Chen, Central Unfair criticism I refer to the letter from Patrick Gilbert ('All the rescuers deserve praise', July 7). I fully support his ...

  2. Nature's calming influence

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the city's great trails. For the past few weekends a friend and I have been doing the Lantau Trail. We take the ferry over to Lantau on Sunday morning and hike for about five hours- and when we go back the following Sunday we pick up where we left off. Lantau is fabulous for hiking- and on a clear day the view from Lantau Peak is fantastic. If you've done a great hike recently, ...

  3. Concerns over public access to hotel planned for historic Tai O site

    Posted Feb 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Concerns were raised about public access to a proposed boutique hotel at the historic Tai O Police Station after details were unveiled yesterday. Una Lau Yuk-man, assistant general manager of the Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation, releas ...

  4. Legco break to delay increase in taxi fares

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Danny Mok

    ... would cut in at 11km. Meanwhile, Lantau operators have put in a third proposal under which they would raise the flag fall from HK$12 to HK$15, and increase the charge for every subsequent 200 ... in recent years. And it said the average monthly net income for Lantau drivers and urban drivers who rent their cabs was still lower early this year than in 2004, even after the flag fall was raised ...

  5. Preserving past best way to revive Tai O, say design winners

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The winners of a design competition seeking ways to revitalise Tai O have called for 'minimal intervention' in the old fishing village. Cultural tourism was the main theme of the first-prize submission among entries from professional gr ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - RUNNING

    Shorts: running season is here

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... seyonasia.com Dec 16: Tai Po, 36 kilometres and 14.75 kilometres Jan 6: Sham Tseng, 37 kilometres and 2.5 kilometres Feb 3: Lantau, 29.8 kilometres and 14 kilometres Mar 3: HK Island, 30.5 kilometres ... Lantau 2 Peaks, Tung Chung, 21 kilometres and 15 kilometres Oct 27: MSIG HK50, HK Island, 50 kilometres and 23 kilometres Nov 25: Patagonia Nature Run, Tai Lam Country Park, 22 kilometres ...

  7. Funeral urn site seized by officials

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... an underground columbarium in defiance of an official order. The plot of land at Tei Tong Tsai on Lantau Island is one of 53 sites next to or surrounded by country parks that were formally identified ... of the island's Buddhist heartland, was taken back on Monday after the owner defied the order to rectify land-lease breaches within a week. 'We have found lease breaches on the lot but the lot owner ...

  8. Waves of fun for all at surf schools

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of any age to get started, with beaches on South Lantau, Sai Kung and south of Hong Kong Island offering year-round waves, and a variety of surf schools and instructors. For grommets (that's surfer-talk for youngsters) aged five to 13, a great place to head is the Quicksilver Treasure Island Surf Camp at Pui O beach on South Lantau. Over the summer, Treasure Island will be hosting ...

  9. Expansion of college for teen drug abusers backed by government, but not by locals

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Hong Kong's only private school for teenage drug abusers has won support from the government for its plans to expand into a vacant school on Lantau Island, more than three years after proposing it, but still has to win over local residents. Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau applied to the Education Bureau in December 2006 to use the vacant New Territories ...

  10. HK volunteers join month-long record attempt to strip world's beaches of junk

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... Hawaii to Bangladesh (to Lantau Island), environmentally conscious people will spend not just tomorrow afternoon but the next month removing plastic bags, candy wrappers, polystyrene containers ... Throughout the month, teams will tackle various beaches around the territory. Tomorrow's kick-off event will be at Lantau's Pui O beach, with a press conference at noon featuring various ...




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