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  1. Lifestyle

    Ambitious plans for construction in north Lantau bring out voices of dissent

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Plans for extensive construction in north Lantau to exploit the Zhuhai-Macau link is stirring dissent among residents and conservationists, writes Elaine Yau A bridge too far ... Yin-ying would welcome plans to further develop the township, created to accommodate people working at  Chek Lap Kok airport in north Lantau. But that’s not the case. Lam, a packing worker who ...

  2. School inspires former student to return and work as dean

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Surrounded by students who share a similar past, 31-year-old Poon Ka-kuen is happy to be working at the school that helped him mend his ways. The dean of Christian Zheng Sheng College was sent to the centre in 1996 after being convicted of drug ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    How one Hongkonger is lighting up the night skies, with fireflies

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 09:36am by Elaine Yau

    ... species of firefly near her organic farm in Tai Long village in south Lantau. While most species flew around with flickering light, this firefly was a ground crawler whose luminescent tail ...

  4. Second chance

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Former drug addicts and delinquents are fighting for a new campus to continue their education, writes Elaine Yau In a rickety tin-roofed hall perched on a hillside in Chi Ma Wan Peninsula on Lantau Island, dozens of students murmur Christian psalms before lunch. The students are former drug addicts and delinquents in rehabilitation at Christian Zheng Sheng College. Run ...

  5. CLP under fire over plant plan

    Posted Sep 25th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Green groups have criticised China Light & Power's (CLP) decision to build a liquified natural gas processing plant on South Soko islands. They say the terminal would damage the habitat of Chinese white dolphins. The plan, if approved by the government, involves the construction of a gas pipeline in the waters off southwest Lantau Island, where marine animals ...

  6. Competition for fast-dwindling Form Six places intensifies

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Peter So

    ... can go to the central allocation centre at HKFEW Wong Cho Bau Secondary School in Tung Chung, Lantau, open until 4pm today. Meanwhile, the secretary general of the Examinations and Assessment ...

  7. Offenders face the past bravely

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Primitive living conditions and a strict regime of study and labour are helping youths start new lives, writes Elaine Yau Having been at Christian Zheng Sheng College for six months, 16-year-old Luk Wai-lim (pictured below) has still not got used to the living conditions in the remote Chi Ma Wan Peninsula on Lantau Island. 'There are many mosquitoes and it's very crowded ...

  8. Tougher penalties for animal abuse

    Posted Sep 18th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A Hong Kong man was jailed for one month recently for leaving his two pet dogs to starve to death on a balcony in scorching summer heat. Last month, a 10-week-old puppy- with three of her legs chopped off- was left dying in a creek on Lantau island. Such incidents have sparked a debate whether the city needs tougher legislation to stop people from mistreating ...

  9. Would you prefer to celebrate Halloween at Ocean Park or Disneyland?

    Posted Sep 14th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... There are too many tourists at Disneyland. I don't want to be in such a crowded place. Also, Disneyland is on Lantau Island. It's too far away. It's much more convenient to go to Ocean ...

  10. Reprieve for three schools under threat of closure

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Form Four classes will be closed within a few years. Five schools in Sha Tin, Lantau and Tai Po are under threat. ...




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