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  1. Casinos in Macau will cost us dear: Jockey Club

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... if the government gave the go-ahead to develop casinos on Lantau, the club should run the businesses as non-profit enterprises. The club's own consultancy studies have estimated Hong Kong could lose ... said. Responding to the Liberal Party's call to develop casinos on Lantau, Mr Arculli, formerly the party's vice-chairman, believed there would be huge resistance from education ...

  2. Discovery Bay project needed Exco approval

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Officials should have sought Exco's approval before allowing Discovery Bay on Lantau to evolve from a tourism to a residential project since the mid-1970s, the secretary for housing, planning and lands has admitted. But Michael Suen Ming-yeung was adamant that officials could not have done anything to restore the residential property complex on Lantau to a tourism-only ...

  3. Caution urged on casino proposal

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The financial secretary has greeted with great caution a proposal for Hong Kong to develop the casino business. Henry Tang Ying-yen said the pros and cons needed to be fully debated before making a final decision. The Liberal Party recently suggested a tourist-only casino be built on Lantau to boost the economy, sparking concerns over the social cost if Hong Kong had ...

  4. District seats added as populations rise

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... for the Tung Chung area on Lantau. The increase will bring the number of elected seats from 400 to 405. Secretary for Constitutional Affairs Stephen Lam Sui-lung announced the increase, saying ...

  5. Loss is latest in long list at Lands Department

    Posted Nov 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... a land premium for changing the project's master layout eight times since 1975. The area destined for a tourism resort on Lantau gradually turned into a residential site without formal ...

  6. Civic Party open to all who back democracy

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... Tong said. Mr Shannon has been studying Buddhism in Hong Kong since the handover, and in 2002 helped the Po Lin Monastery in its negotiations with the government over the Lantau cable car ...

  7. Don't be Scrooges, bosses are urged

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... consider the party's suggestion to launch a Las Vegas-style casino on Lantau Island catering to mainland tourists. Mr Tang said: 'I think this [casino] would have positive impact ...

  8. Discovery Bay changes dismay Legco watchdog

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... for failing to secure Executive Council approval in the 1980s when the former resort project on Lantau Island became a luxury residential development. According to a report issued by the Audit ...

  9. Budget to look at long-term benefits

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement, in which more than 700 items are to be granted zero-tariff status on the mainland. The Lantau development project, comprising tourism attractions ...



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