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  1. Tang pledges to improve Lantau roads

    Posted Jun 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The chief secretary has promised to improve the Lantau road network, according to the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, which met Henry Tang Ying-yen yesterday to discuss the island's transport woes. The meeting was prompted by road closures following storms this month. Mr Tang was quoted as saying the government understood ...

  2. Squatters win title rights to Lantau land

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Title over a large area of land in southern Lantau has been awarded to a family of squatters who have been farming and grazing cattle on the site since 1957. Mr Justice Ian ... Lantau Road. Part of the area is government land being used by Mr Tso under licence, but by far the greater area had been bought by Phi-Kong in 1962. Phi-Kong is owned by Chinese Filipinos who ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. CLP signs pact on LNG supply for Lantau plant

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang CLP Holdings has reached an understanding with British-based BG to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its proposed gas-receiving terminal off Lantau, adding fresh pressure on the government to approve the controversial project. CLP, through its power generation subsidiaries, said yesterday it had signed a heads of agreement with BG to source 1 million tonnes of LNG annually ...

  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. 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 ...

  8. Burglars targeting retreats on Lantau

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Monasteries, temples and retreats on Lantau have become the latest target of thieves, who break into abbeys to loot alms and donations from worshippers, police say. A retreat in Ngong Ping village owned by the Po Lin Monastery abbot Sik Chi Wai was ransacked in one of nine break-ins on Lantau this year, but no valuables were stolen. The abbot is also the village chief. ...

  9. Photo competition celebrates beauty of Lantau Island

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Ngong Ping 360 has launched a snapshot competition for photography lovers to capture Lantau's scenery. Co-organised by Ngong Ping 360 and Metro Broadcast, the Ngong Ping ... photographer Leung Wing-hang, who is also a member of the competition's judging panel, the two-hour trek covered idyllic scenic spots such as Ngong Sham Stream, Nei San Stream, Fung Kai and Lantau ...

  10. 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 ...




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