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  1. Feline fascination makes stars of Lantau's cats

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... with Norma Connolly Long before Lantau became home to the world's most famous mouse, cats roamed the land and now the ubiquitous village moggies of the island have been immortalised in images ready to hang on a wall near you. Long-time Lantau resident Eric Spain has been shooting photogenic felines for years and has compiled his 13 favourite shots in a Village Cats 2007 ...

  2. Lantau has latest in fly-drive holidays

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Nine Eagles Golf Course is part of the $2b SkyCity entertainment hub at Chek Lap Kok Developing a $100 million nine-hole golf course at Chek Lap Kok Airport has turned out to be a cost-saving measure for the Airport Authority. Located to the east of the p ...

  3. Police appeal for information on dead body found on Lantau

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.09pm: Police on Friday were seeking information on a dead body found on Lantau earlier this week. A spokesman said police had received a report about 6.30pm on Tuesday informing them a body was found drifting off Pui O Beach on Lantau. It was later confirmed to be a woman aged about 20 to 40. The spokesman said the deceased was 1.65 metres tall ...

  4. Government sells Lantau residential site for $30.5m

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.15pm: A residential site on Lantau was sold for $30.5 million? more than double its opening bid? on Tuesday afternoon at the first government land auction this financial year. The 2,240-square-metre site is located in Cheung Fu Street, Cheung Sha, Lantau Island. It was sold to Gold Bright Investment for $30.5 million. The opening bid was $14.46 million. ...

  5. Lantau Catholics upset at losing three nuns

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Parishioners of Epiphany Parish in Lantau have sent two petitions and a letter of complaint to Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun and the Catholic diocese of Hong Kong against three ... and the needy. These priests have no idea what they are faced with in the Lantau parish and dismissed the sisters at short notice.' The new priests will face their flock for the first time next ...

  6. Woman is found dead on Lantau

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are investigating the discovery of an 18-year-old Indian woman's body which washed ashore at a rocky bay on Lantau yesterday. The body was spotted at about 11.30am ... family name was given by police as Saroop, attended the Morrison Hill campus of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education. A police officer from Lantau police station said no wounds ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Lantau Concept Plan to be unveiled later in the year

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The controversial Lantau Concept Plan will be tabled to the Legislative Council in the second half of this year, it was decided last night. Secretary for Housing, Planning ... subject to a three-month consultation that ended in February last year. 'The government should seek to develop tourism on Lantau with regard to its ecological values and cultural ...

  9. Liberal bid for Lantau casino faces rejection

    Posted Nov 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung A call by the Liberal Party urging the government to build a casino on Lantau Island is likely to be voted down by the legislature today. Lawmakers are set to debate a motion, ... bigger than the benefits, we can't vote for it.' In a survey last week, the DAB found that 72 per cent of 343 Lantau residents did not support the proposal. Democrat legislator Cheung ...

  10. Lantau commuters riled by reduced services, higher fares

    Posted Nov 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Lantau residents are outraged over changes to bus services on the island, which they say were implemented last week without advance notice, and by the transport ... one. Now residents can't even get to work on time.' Mr Wong said curtailing services was 'an attack on the local economy'. He said people would move away from Lantau ...




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