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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Fresh call to get rid of Lantau's wandering cows

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kathryn Hu Lantau's wandering cows are continuing to annoy some residents, prompting an Islands District Council member to renew a call to cull the herd after the idea was scrapped ... every morning, he said. Mr Wong said the cows' reproduction was also an issue. He said there were 10 cows in Mui Wo last month but now there are 13. There are about 60 feral cows on Lantau ...

  4. Alan Johnson, reader, Lantau

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I arrived in Hong Kong from the UK 40 years ago, in June 1963. My employers arranged accommodation for me in the YMCA, just two minutes walk from the Star Ferry in Kowloon, at the reasonable rate of HK$17 daily for a single room. The South China Morning P ...

  5. 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) ...

  6. Hikers trapped on Lantau cliff for 12 hours

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A group of hikers spent a scary 12 hours on a 300-metre cliff on Lantau yesterday before they were airlifted to safety. After spending the night with rescue workers from the Civil Aid Service, the six hikers were finally airlifted when the sky cleared up enough for a helicopter from the Government Flying Service to approach. 'It was slippery and wet and nearly ...

  7. News - World - FALKLAND ISLANDS

    Falkland Islands serve as nuclear base for Nato, claims Argentine president

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Buenos Aires Falklands are 'nuclear base for Nato' Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has claimed that the Falkland Islands serve ... for it in 1982. The islands "constitute a Nato military nuclear base in the South Atlantic- this is the truth that they can't continue to hide". She alleged the archipelago was "among ...

  8. Lantau residents fear incinerator pollution

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee and Cheung Chi-fai Residents on the south side of Lantau and outlying islands warn that the planned incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau could pollute their area. They also ridicule ... the incinerator would operate,' he said. Louise Preston, a member of Living Islands Movement and a resident of Cheung Sha village, is worried about the incinerator destroying the beautiful scenery. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Hong Kong village where residents drink stream water has plea for mains supply turned down

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... sees plug pulled on hopes for a water supply A 300-year-old village on Lantau Island where residents still drink water from a stream has had its plea for a piped-in supply turned down, partly due to the cost, which works out at an estimated HK$1 million per head. Tai Long, a village in southwest Lantau that is inaccessible by public transport, is among 19 villages which still have ...

  10. Two hiking trails close, deemed beyond repair

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Two hiking trails in Lantau that were blocked off after landslides in June will remain closed, the government has announced. The Nei Lak Shan and Shek Pik country trails were ... are adventurous,' he said. Separately, two other paths - the Keung Shan Country Trail and section four of the Lantau Trail - were diverted in November after landslides obstructed Kwun Yam Shan, the original ...




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