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  1. Comment - Letters

    Designate marine park now to save dolphins' habitat

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... The government missed its best chance to conserve the dolphins when it failed to designate a marine park covering dolphin habitats in west Lantau and the Soko Islands. WWF urges the government to reject the flawed environmental impact assessment on the third runway. West Lantau and the Soko Islands should be immediately designated as a marine park to safeguard the future of Hong Kong’s remaining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1573199/designate-marine-park-now-save-dolphins-habitat
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Disturbing U-turn on flawed environmental report for third runway

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:34pm by SAMANTHA LEE

    ... to designate two new marine parks- proposed 14 years ago- off Lantau Island by 2017. The department has denied any link between these new parks and plans for the third runway. Yet, one day after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1590821/disturbing-u-turn-onflawed-environmental-report-third-runway
  6. 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
  7. News - Asia - PROPERTY

    Surge in Chinese investors in South Korea’s Jeju Island since 2009 may be to secure residency

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:32pm by Zhuang Pinghui zhuang.pinghui@scmp.com

    ... Zhuang Pinghui zhuang.pinghui@scmp.com Land owned by Chinese property investors reached 5.92 million sq m in June – an increase of 296 times since 2009- as they view island as convenient base for commuting to mainland. There has been a massive surge in Chinese investors in South Korea’s Jeju Island since 2009 – particularly in the past six months – which may have come so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584451/surge-chinese-investors-south-koreas-jeju-island-2009-may-be-secure
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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