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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Magazines - 48hrs

    Best Kept Secret: summit to shout about

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:10pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Text: Yvonne Teh Imagine 360-degree views without a building in sight. That's hard to find in Hong Kong, but it can be had if you make your way to Ngong Ping Plateau — not the well-known one on Lantau Island but the one in Ma On Shan Country Park. Home to fung shui woods, which stand more than 300 metres above sea level, it is accessible through the scenic Ma On Shan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1557174/best-kept-secret-summit-shout-about
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Villagers fighting conservation have made millions selling land

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by CHI FAI CHEUNG, Ernest Kao

    ... millions on land Property owners in Lantau's Tai Ho villages, where a conflict over conservation recently erupted, have sold up to 70 per cent of their land to developers for at least tens ... on their land, as they have claimed, a rural leader insisted their property rights be respected. On Sunday, some residents of the north Lantau villages of Pak Mong, Tai Ho and Ngau Kwu Long cleared part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580917/villagers-fighting-conservation-have-made-millions-selling-land
  10. Developing Lantau a delicate task

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... last year's record 5.9 million to 11 million by 2022, its strategy is to support and profit from developing tourism on Lantau Island. That is a wise course for the government majority-owned theme park to take, with the island already having a number of tourist draws, several more planned and huge potential for more. Whichever it partners and allies itself with, though, it has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990138/developing-lantau-delicate-task

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