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  1. Lantau school in noise row files writ

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The supervisor of Lantau International School in Pui O, Serge Berthier, filed a High Court writ yesterday to seek a judicial review over orders that require it to reduce the noise pupils make at break times. The Noise Control Authority and its appeal board have refused the school's appeal against two noise reduction orders. The authority served the order after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/729996/lantau-school-noise-row-files-writ
  2. Monks protest against urn trade on Lantau

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Monks and nuns living in a cluster of Buddhist monasteries in a beautiful part of Lantau have come together in a rare public protest against a commercial columbarium operator. ... place because of economic reasons,' said Wing Sing. Luk Wu, a basin in the middle of Lantau with 30 temples- the oldest set up 130 years ago- has been the temporary home of respected monks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725320/monks-protest-against-urn-trade-lantau
  3. Department killjoys should lift bans on quiet Lantau beach

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am lucky enough to live five minutes' walk from Cheung Sha beach on Lantau. At more than two kilometres, it is the longest beach in Hong Kong and is absolutely stunning. Both ends ... of this happening? Probably zero, with the red tape and granny-state obsessions of our administrators. Peter Millward, Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725286/department-killjoys-should-lift-bans-quiet-lantau-beach
  4. Lantau school digs in over noise complaints

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The stand-off between an international school on Lantau and neighbouring villagers is set to worsen following the government's dismissal of an appeal by the school against a noise reduction order. Two villagers say the dismissal vindicates their complaints about what they say is unbearable noise emanating from students, but Lantau International School on South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722525/lantau-school-digs-over-noise-complaints
  5. Government is ignoring Lantau residents' concerns over school

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The supervisor and principal of the Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau claim they have had a good relationship with Mui Wo residents for the past 10 years. Relations were good, but that is no longer the case. They also said opposition came from a minority of residents, but I would dispute this claim. More than over 1,000 south Lantau residents marched to the Education Bureau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711370/government-ignoring-lantau-residents-concerns-over-school
  6. Lantau cable car closed for annual inspection

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Lantau cable car services will be suspended for a few days from today for an annual ropeway inspection. The date services will resume will be announced later. The MTR Corp, which operates the attraction, said it has told all its travel partners and tenants involved about the closure. Notices will also be posted at major stations to remind visitors. Visitors to Ngong Ping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/716459/lantau-cable-car-closed-annual-inspection
  7. Seafood smugglers nabbed at Lantau

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... on Lantau early yesterday. The night before, the smugglers evaded police in a high-speed boat chase, and headed towards the mainland with another seafood haul. The 195 boxes of lobsters, abalone, ... then transported the goods to a Tung Chung pier, where the boxes were loaded onto a fishing boat. The boat left the pier steering west of Lantau Island, where the goods were loaded onto the speedboats. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703703/seafood-smugglers-nabbed-lantau
  8. Worker injured in Lantau prison attack

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok An inmate at the maximum-security Shek Pik Prison on Lantau attacked a jail worker with a toilet bowl fragment yesterday morning, injuring his head and arm. The assault took place as staff searched the inmate in his cell, the Correctional Services Department said. The injured worker was treated at Princess Margaret Hospital. The inmate and another hurt jail worker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702879/worker-injured-lantau-prison-attack
  9. New agency offers Lantau tour packages

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Lantau cable car system Ngong Ping 360 has set up a subsidiary to offer tour packages to scenic spots around the island. The new travel agency, 360 Holidays, offers six tours a day for solo travellers and groups. Costing from HK$200 to HK$300 per person, the guided tours cover attractions including the Po Lin Monastery, the Giant Buddha and Tai O fishing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708773/new-agency-offers-lantau-tour-packages
  10. Fishermen count cost of Lantau oil spill

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Fishermen say oil that spilled from a vessel that foundered off the south coast of Lantau on Friday killed 121,000kg of fish. The vessel, which was transporting soil from Hong Kong to the mainland, sank about 1.5 nautical miles from Cheung Sha Wan, a bay that contains one of the city's largest fish culture zones. Sixty fishermen operating in the area owned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/705404/fishermen-count-cost-lantau-oil-spill

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