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  1. Treasured tree on Lantau to be cut down before it collapses

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng An old flame tree in Tai O, Lantau, is being felled this week after tests revealed that more than half of its trunk had decayed. Villagers had asked the government to cut it down, fearing that it would collapse. Contractors for the Lands Department began cutting it down yesterday. The work will finish tomorrow. The tree has stood in front of a temple in Kat Hing Back Street ...

  2. Concerns over public access to hotel planned for historic Tai O site

    Posted Feb 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Concerns were raised about public access to a proposed boutique hotel at the historic Tai O Police Station after details were unveiled yesterday. Una Lau Yuk-man, assistant general manager of the Hong Kong Heritage Conservation Foundation, releas ...

  3. Preserving past best way to revive Tai O, say design winners

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The winners of a design competition seeking ways to revitalise Tai O have called for 'minimal intervention' in the old fishing village. Cultural tourism was the main theme of the first-prize submission among entries from professional gr ...

  4. Tai O group says 'revitalisation' plan would harm wetlands

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A group of Tai O residents have called for a halt to plans to give the fishing town a facelift, saying the work would damage mangrove wetlands and fail to address local needs. The group said a piece of reed bed had already been damaged by dumping ...

  5. Tai O proposals seek to protect fishing village's natural landscape

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A competition seeking design proposals to revitalise Tai O has attracted ideas that respect the old fishing village's natural landscape and limit development, in contrast to the official plans. 'No top-down master plan or superimposed m ...

  6. Work on link road to drive up dust levels

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Joyce Ng and Olga Wong Construction of the link road for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge will generate dust and worsen air quality in Tuen Mun, rural Lantau and Tung Chung, according to the environmental-impact assessment. During construction, annual concentrations of 'total suspended particulates'- which range from coarse dust particles to finer ones that can be breathed in- ...

  7. Proposed incinerator left out of air quality report on delta bridge

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... southern Lantau. The report failed to satisfy the study brief's requirements and was therefore unsuitable for public consultation, said Man Chi-sum, chief executive of environment group Green ...

  8. 'Bridge' structure used for centre's expansion

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Lam said this method was seldom used in ordinary construction. A few exceptions included Charing Cross railway station in London and the AsiaWorld-Expo on Lantau, but they were of a smaller ...

  9. Planners put ecological onus on CLP

    Posted Jul 26th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... supply possibilities. Another green group, the Green Lantau Association, aired similar views in a letter sent to the board yesterday. ...

  10. Fears over planning watchdog dismissed

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... on Lantau. 'The intention to set up the office might be good, but if these groups are excluded, it is easy to think that the committee is biased towards developers,' he said. Civic Party ...




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