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  1. Warning for Lantau cable car firm

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Lantau cable car company has been warned to report accidents promptly after it disclosed an empty rescue car was slightly damaged in a fall last month. No one was hurt but the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department said it had warned operator Ngong Ping 360 over the 'delayed report'. During a regular drill on November 18, the car used for rescuing stranded ...

  2. Another bridge to Lantau planned

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai and Anita Lam A second bridge connecting Tsing Yi and Lantau was being planned by the government for the city's long-term development, a senior administration official said yesterday. Director of Highways Wai Chi-sing disclosed the plan at an industry forum on infrastructure projects in the Pearl River Delta region. Describing the idea as 'preliminary', Wai ...

  3. Lantau night flight

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... at 10pm. It sounds like fun, but we wonder whether enough of Lantau Island is lit up to provide visual interest, or will the ride mostly be pitch black? ...

  4. Lantau rehab school freezes intake because premises are at double capacity

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A Lantau drug rehabilitation school- waiting to learn if it can move into new premises and with its finances under graft-busters' scrutiny- has stopped accepting new students because its overloaded buildings are already at double their capacity. The principal of Christian Zheng Sheng College said yesterday the school had turned away at least 10 students ...

  5. Council to veto Lantau site for drugs rehab centre

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... days ago to the Lantau town's residents to support the school. Rainbow Wong Fuk-kan, Islands district councillor and a member of the Mui Wo Rural Committee, said the committee had secured ... including North Lamma Island, Tung Chung, South Lamma Island, Tai O, South Lantau and Cheung Chau. Two are from Mui Wo. Two district councillors with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ...

  6. Loving it on Lantau

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui The new school term is just around the corner, and a trip to Hong Kong's largest outlying island, Lantau, with friends is a fun way to end the summer holidays. Lantau Island is bigger than Hong Kong Island and you could easily spend up to a week exploring its attractions. Lantau was originally an island of fishing villages, but large-scale infrastructure ...

  7. If polluting bridge is necessary, then keep it away from Lantau

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the northwest of Lantau towards the north section of the existing airport. The government predicts that within 20 years of the bridge opening it will carry more than 50,000 vehicles a day- more than 18 million cars a year. Carbon dioxide emissions of an average car are 150 grams per kilometre. Well, if there is no choice at least keep this traffic away from North Lantau and its 55,000 plus ...

  8. People smugglers held in raid on Lantau

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan Detectives say they broke up a people-smuggling gang in a raid on Lantau early yesterday, arresting 19 people, including the suspected ringleader and three taxi drivers. After ... ringleader. The other people who had come off the speedboat boarded three taxis, which police intercepted near the Lantau Link toll station. Police arrested the taxi drivers, aged 43 to 66, who were ...

  9. Link road for Zhuhai bridge will damage Lantau's coastline

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the surrounding Lantau Island coastline; and Damage to the Lantau Island-Tung Chung tourist experience and for visitors using the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, with a potential economic impact by reducing ... of the Tung Chung population; and Ensure there is no impact on the natural beauty of the Lantau coastline and Tung Chung Bay. We urge the Legislative Council Panel on Transport to take account ...

  10. Lantau fund-raisers combine charity run with getting legless

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Vivian Chen. There's now another fun run for those who enjoy charity with frivolity. The first Lantau International Beer Bash was held on Sunday as a 5km race starting at Ma Po Ping prison, on to the Cheung Sha water treatment centre, heading down to Cheung Fu Street and along South Lantau Road, and ending at Lower Cheung ...




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