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  1. Greens label consultation on Lantau plan a sham

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan A green group yesterday branded as a sham the consultation process on a development plan for Lantau, saying it had little value since some of the projects in the plan were already going ahead. It also expressed fears that the projects described in the Lantau concept plan were based on undisclosed government studies, and that they could end up like Discovery Bay, ...

  2. 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 ... The Northern Lantau Hospital in Tai Ho was due for completion by 2007, under a government feasibility study released in 1998. But plans for construction, already behind schedule, have been dropped. ...

  3. Hidden agenda for Lantau denied

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Henry Tang says no decision has been made on where a new container terminal will be built The government has no hidden development agenda for Lantau Island and is undecided about where to put the giant Container Terminal 10 (CT10), finance chief Henry Tang Ying-yen told a public forum yesterday. Mr Tang, chairman of the Lantau Development Taskforce, organiser ...

  4. Progress need not erode Lantau

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Pulcheria Chung

    ... Pulcheria Chung Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen has enthusiastically proposed another theme park and a series of tourist development projects on Lantau Island. While I do understand that there is great tourism potential on Lantau Island, I do not agree with the suggested developments. It is a dilemma which pits economic progress against environmental protection. ...

  5. 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 to Pui O on Lantau 12 years ago. Last year she secured $100,000 from a benefactor, half of which was used to hold last month's 22-day festival, which pulled together more than 30 arts groups ...

  6. Lantau: ecological wasteland

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the ecological wasteland is to be Lantau. On top of disputed projects such as the Disney Theme Park, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and a 'value-added' logistics park, Lantau will have one more ... damaging. So why is the government again pointing to Lantau for CT10? An ecological mental picture of the future of Lantau includes worsened air pollution as a result of increased cross-border ...

  7. Concrete, not nature, appears Lantau priority

    Posted Dec 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter headlined 'Lantau nature priority' (December 23) by Christine Chow, secretary of the Lantau Development Taskforce. Ms Chow asserts that the Concept Plan for Lantau, recently published by the taskforce, 'adopted a balanced and sustainable approach integrating both development and conservation needs'. If this is the case, it is not evident ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Lantau casino?

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Liberal Party has proposed to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa that a luxury casino complex be built on Lantau for mainland and foreign tourists only. What do you think of this idea? Share your views: write to us. ...

  10. Second Lantau fun park plan causes alarm

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Lantau community groups have expressed doubts over the government's aim to build another theme park on the island to complement Disneyland, worrying it will further ... at Sunny Bay, a golf course and resort in northeast Lantau, as well as spa and resort facilities in the south. The plan also proposes enlarging the island's country parks. Bob Bunker, ...




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