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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Hot bidding war opens for Sha Tin, Lantau sites

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Tenders for three sites on Lantau Island and in Sha Tin yesterday drew a stronger-than-expected 16 bids despite uncertainty in the property market, the government said. A Lands Department spokesman said the commercial site in Sha Tin's Shek Mun industrial district received four bids, while two residential sites on Lantau Island's Cheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985975/hot-bidding-war-opens-sha-tin-lantau-sites
  4. Squatters win title rights to Lantau land

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Title over a large area of land in southern Lantau has been awarded to a family of squatters who have been farming and grazing cattle on the site since 1957. Mr Justice Ian ... Lantau Road. Part of the area is government land being used by Mr Tso under licence, but by far the greater area had been bought by Phi-Kong in 1962. Phi-Kong is owned by Chinese Filipinos who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/622602/squatters-win-title-rights-lantau-land
  5. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Government says Lantau's feral cattle can stay

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Government decides Lantau's feral cattle can stay A meeting aimed at ending the long-running battle over the fate of roaming cattle on Lantau looks ... from various non-government organisations, the Mui Wo Rural Committee and Islands District Council were invited to attend. Many residents of Mui Wo, where the animals make their home, consider ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022847/government-says-lantaus-feral-cattle-can-stay
  6. Independent Lantau?

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter against Taiwan independence by Patrick Wu (August 26). It was illogical and misleading, arguing by analogy with Lantau Island. My argument depends on common sense, ... Taiwan now is a matter of fact derived from certain conditions in the past. By contrast, Lantau island is a part of Hong Kong now and in the future. Did Mr Wu's argument assume that the same ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/426740/independent-lantau
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Population of Lamma Island will double under new housing plan

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:16am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Latest proposal for Sok Kwu Wan would bring 5,000 new residents to island, but locals are alarmed by prospect of high-rise buildings Plan would double population of Lamma A refined housing and tourism development plan released yesterday would see Lamma Island's population almost double from 5,900 to nearly 11,000. And about one-third of new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447296/former-quarry-plan-would-double-population-lamma-island
  8. Business visitors lured to Lantau

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com From making salted egg yolks in Tai O village to learning kung fu from a shaolin master- the Hong Kong Tourism Board is promoting cultural activities on Lantau Island to appeal to business travellers. Many business visitors return to the city frequently and want a richer experience than the usual round of dining and shopping. They seek physical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984774/business-visitors-lured-lantau
  9. Visit 'the city' without leaving Lantau

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... and gets all his shopping done at SkyPlaza. He's had a swell time in Hong Kong- and he didn't even have to step off Lantau Island. Although it sounds extreme, and unlikely, Shih ... transformation, could not eclipse Hong Kong Island in terms of attracting tourists. Lantau will be subject to further development under the government's concept plan, issued by a taskforce led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509954/visit-city-without-leaving-lantau

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