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  1. Bargain trip to the top of the world on Lantau

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and HK$13.50 on special days.' As well as enjoying the beautiful Lantau scenery, a trip to Ngong Ping Village is an opportunity to play on the bouncy cable car castle, take photos with the Monkey ...

  2. Lantau 'park-and-ride' ruled out for bridge

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The government has ruled out the idea of building a gigantic 'park-and-ride' car park on Lantau to receive incoming vehicles via the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge because of a shortage of land and inconvenience to visitors, a senior government source said. The proposal, first raised by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, ...

  3. Lantau businesses out to profit from delta bridge

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Major businesses and tourist attractions on Lantau are forming a coalition to seek ways of grabbing the biggest possible economic benefit for the island from the Hong ... want to draw up a plan that will attract short-term visitors and transit air passengers to stay longer in the city. 'A lot of travellers will be entering the mainland via Lantau and vice ...

  4. Green the way to go on Lantau

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Quinton is the director of the Ark Eden Project, a group that uses field trips to show students, associations and companies how they can improve the environment of Lantau Island, the city ... camp' for Ark Eden's workshops, which take place on Lantau and in other parts of Hong Kong. Ms Quinton, a former teacher, has been committed to the environment since the early 1990s when ...

  5. Three Lantau beaches trashed by typhoon

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Three popular beaches on Lantau were severely damaged during Typhoon Hagupit as waves brought tonnes of rubbish to the shore or washed away tonnes of sand. At Silvermine Bay Beach, pieces of polystyrene could be seen everywhere, and a government contractor did not start clearing up the mess until Thursday. 'I find it very distressing to see our beautiful oceans ...

  6. Beautiful Lantau- far away yet close enough

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Five enthusiastic young photographers- Ivan Wong Chun-yuen, Loo Suet-man, Ma Han-son, Ko Fa-chuen and Wong Chun-ming- spent a day exploring the natural wonders of Lantau, as well ... the guidance of visual artists Venus Lo Wai-hang and John Fung Kin-chung. They also visited Lantau's new town Tung Chung, which includes a large entertainment complex and outlet mall at the MTR ...

  7. Lantau bridge project is not best way to improve transport links

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The major use of the Lantau to Zhuhai-Macau crossing is to transport people and perhaps air cargo, but definitely not export sea cargo, which is exactly what Li Ka-shing has said. What is also clear is that Shenzhen will soon need a second crossing somewhere between Humen and Shekou. Therefore the Lantau bridge project with a payback in excess of 36 years is a horribly wasteful ...

  8. Lantau country park to be gazetted

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Lantau North will become the city's 24th country park following Executive Council approval of a draft map last month, a conservation department spokesman said. The Lantau North (Extension) Country Park comprises mountainous upland valleys covered with woodland and unspoiled streams. The park, stretching from Tai Shan above Penny's Bay in the east, to Tai Ho, ...

  9. 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 information on weekends and holidays over the summer. More than half of Lantau is designated country park, and it is a popular playground for campers and the young looking to party- away from ...

  10. Olympic Trail opens on Lantau

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Carrie Lok Hong Kong has won approval to name a hiking route on Lantau the 'Olympic Trail' to mark the city's hosting of the equestrian events. The trail and Pak Mong Village at the start- renamed 'Olympic Green'- were officially opened by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday, after approval from the International Olympic Committee. Mr ...




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