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  1. Lantau police plan summer push against drug use among young

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Lantau police will be on the lookout for drug-taking youngsters at the island's campsites and holiday bungalows this summer. Police will also distribute anti-drug ... abuse,' she said. 'Lantau South police division will not tolerate any dangerous drug activities on the island.' Last month, police raided a house near Mui Wo and seized 26kg of fireworks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642601/lantau-police-plan-summer-push-against-drug-use-among-young
  2. Fears voiced over air quality on Lantau

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Government environmental advisers yesterday raised fears about air quality deterioration in northwest Lantau where major infrastructure projects could be located under ... assessment of the blueprint released by the Planning Department, the city will see a general improvement in air quality, but deterioration might occur in particular areas such as Lantau and Tsuen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/615453/fears-voiced-over-air-quality-lantau
  3. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Logistics firms eye artificial island at HK-Zhuhai-Macau bridge

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:29am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Logistics firms eye artificial island A planned artificial island at the border crossing of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge should set aside land for logistics facilities, industry insiders have proposed. The idea was floated ahead of a government study to explore potential land uses of the 130-hectare island. On top of hosting checkpoint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554240/logistics-firms-eye-artificial-island-hk-zhuhai-macau-bridge
  4. We need to protect great outdoors of Lantau, not build a new 'metropolis'

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the report (''Metropolis' urged for Lantau', May 7). After pitting meagre resources against powerful vested interests to protect one of Hong Kong's few areas of countryside against an ill-conceived incinerator, Lantau's residents now learn that this vital 'green lung' for the city, according to Anna Hong of Shun Tak, is merely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001169/we-need-protect-great-outdoors-lantau-not-build-new-metropolis
  5. Plans for Lantau hospital dropped

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Lawmakers say lives at risk after site is given to logistics park for new bridge A hospital planned for Lantau Island has been pushed aside to make room for logistic parks ... by projections for slower population growth on Lantau. Under existing policy, no acute-care hospital can be built until the island's population forecast reaches 200,000. The latest forecast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/458021/plans-lantau-hospital-dropped
  6. Lantau hiker still missing after search

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police, fire and civil aid officers searched the Lantau countryside in vain for a third day for a missing hiker. Lo Si-fai, 42, left his Hung Hom home at 7am on Sunday. His younger brother reported him missing on Monday. Rescuers have been searching Tung Chung, the countryside around Ngong Ping and Lantau Peak. Mr Lo used his Octopus card in a fast food restaurant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/580308/lantau-hiker-still-missing-after-search
  7. Lantau 'wrong choice for CT10'

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Building container terminals on Lantau will increase costs and jeopardise cargo-handling efficiency, according to Hutchison Whampoa's top port executive. Hutchison Port Holdings group managing director John Meredith said yesterday that giving Lantau priority as the future site for Container Terminal 10 would fail to acknowledge how ports work. 'To ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/441464/lantau-wrong-choice-ct10
  8. Lantau's feral cows escape death sentence

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... live in the countryside.' There are an estimated 60 cows and 70 buffaloes on Lantau Island and a total of around 800 feral cows and buffaloes in Hong Kong as a whole, a legacy ... Simon Parry Reprieve decided before outcry by Mui Wo residents against planned cull, says agriculture department A cull of feral cows on Lantau has been called off at the last minute after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551753/lantaus-feral-cows-escape-death-sentence
  9. Dancer hopes to bring spirituality to Lantau

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Since moving to Lantau more than a decade ago, veteran modern dancer Loy Ho has launched the island's first arts festival and a monthly community newspaper. Ho, 39, moved ... the Lantau Post could unite people across the island. 'By sending out story messages on Lantau, we hope the community will be more well connected,' she said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457282/dancer-hopes-bring-spirituality-lantau
  10. 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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