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  1. 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
  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. Lifestyle - Health - FITNESS

    Unleash your inner animal: Bear Camp is Hong Kong's latest fitness craze

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 03:35pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... They're expanding it to venues on Hong Kong Island, then to Kowloon and Lantau. But that is only the beginning; the duo wants to introduce two more kinds of sessions: Grizzly Strongman, a more ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Hongkongers are unleashing their inner animal Power drills It is 8am on a Friday and Lamma Island is already sweltering. Scaling a hill above ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1597943/bear-camp-hong-kongs-latest-fitness-craze
  4. 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
  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 '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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Speed camera 'a joke' in traffic jam black spot

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... a district council. The remaining cameras would be installed by the end of next year. Where the speed cameras will be placed Hong Kong Island Garden Road Smithfield Road Blue Pool Road Magazine Gap ... Road Tung Chung Road (from Pak Kung Au to Cheung Sha) Tung Chung Road (from Pak Kung Au to Lung Tseng Tau) South Lantau Road (from Nam Shan to Pui O) South Lantau Road (from Nam Shan to Mui Wo) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691777/speed-camera-joke-traffic-jam-black-spot

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