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  1. Comment - Letters

    Authorities turning blind eye to deadly speeding on South Lantau Road

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by LETTERS

    ... Authorities turning blind eye to deadly speeding on Lantau There have been a number of letters published in these pages recently about the traffic conditions and appalling driving habits of users of South Lantau Road. All of the writers have been rightly critical of lax enforcement of the speed limits, which are regularly exceeded, as well as the cavalier attitude many drivers have ...

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    Official's cost claims for mega incinerator are misleading

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 06:11am by LETTERS

    ... no longer surprised at the cost blowouts afflicting other infrastructure projects, such as the North Lantau organic waste treatment plant (five-fold cost increase in three years) and the Hong ... incinerators, and up to 400 per cent more if adjusted for inflation. If built, it will become Hong Kong's next white elephant to have hugely escalating costs. Tom Yam, Lantau ...

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    Shek Kwu Chau incinerator will threaten 'vulnerable' finless porpoises

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... approved its funding on Tuesday have been to South Lantau and to Shek Kwu Chau to see the majestic Indo-Pacific finless porpoises? A few months ago I was privileged and overawed to see many ... of what will happen to Shek Kwu Chau and the surrounding waters was evident when, on our way to see the finless porpoises, we saw some pink dolphins in north Lantau waters. They are struggling ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 1, 2014

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... speed restrictions to protect cattle The feral cattle in Lantau are part of a larger ecosystem. Their existence is of the utmost importance to maintain a balance in the environment, as is the case with all beings. The government, local council and Lantau residents and visitors need to be proactive in protecting the feral cattle that are endangered by irresponsible driving. ...

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    Hong Kong needs a sustainable disposal solution to tackle mounting waste

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 05:01am by LETTERS

    ... and it is not too late to adopt them. There's just no political will. Kim Chai, Lantau ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    No comprehensive measures to sort and separate waste in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:33am by LETTERS

    ... secretary will be asking for funding to build a second incinerator. Dr Tom Yam, Lantau ...

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    Letters to the Editor, July 24, 2014

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by LETTERS

    ... indefensible? Louise Preston, Lantau ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    No housing shortage in Hong Kong, just not enough affordable flats

    Posted May 31st 2014, 04:43am by LETTERS

    ... No housing shortage, just not enough affordable apartments Rarely a day passes without a mention of "Hong Kong's housing shortage". It is used to justify new developments left, right and centre, including in green belts, a new town near Sunny Bay on Lantau, and even in country parks. I have never been convinced that there is a housing shortage in Hong Kong, ...

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    Incinerator is a necessary part of Hong Kong's waste strategy

    Posted May 13th 2014, 04:15am by LETTERS

    ... Chau, Cheung Chau and south Lantau can meet the new air quality objectives. In parallel with actions to improve our waste management infrastructure, we are fully committed to implementing ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 16, 2014

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:03am by LETTERS

    ... towards our mainland cousins. Sarah Bridgit Collum, Lantau   Aggressive behaviour unacceptable Confrontations between mainlanders and locals have become more common in recent years. These often ...




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