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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Lantau ferry route to close next month after losses

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Phila Siu, Ada Lee

    ... Phila Siu and Ada Lee Lantau ferry route to close after losses Ferry services between Discovery Bay and Mui Wo will end next month as the operator forgoes its licence extension, bemoaning a business environment made tougher by the government's proposed safety measures. Peng Chau Kaito will allow its licence for the 25-minute route between the two Lantau towns to expire ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Tourist coaches and cabs hit a red light in Discovery Bay

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 06:07am by SARAH KARACS, ALEC CHEUNG

    ... status. At an event held yesterday by the Lantau resort's developer, HKR International, residents also expressed fears that taxis would soon flood their area. The event was to celebrate ... resort." In a 2011 survey, residents of the Lantau development famed for its golf carts and green spaces, voted against vehicles entering the tunnel. Poll results showed that 91 per cent ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay developer wins permission for taxis and coaches

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Developer wins permission to introduce new services to hotel zone of Lantau residential enclave, but residents have their reservations Discovery Bay braces for taxis, coaches The once vehicle-free tranquillity of Discovery Bay will be eroded further after the developer won consent to have taxis and coaches come into the Lantau residential ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay to Mui Wo ferry operator reduces weekday services

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by ADA

    ... times, commuters will have to make an hour-long bus trip via Tung Chung on Lantau's north coast, or take a ferry to nearby Peng Chau and change to New World First Ferry's inter-island ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Hong Kong taxi owners promise drivers fare share of price hike

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... it will be HK$18.50; and for Lantau cabs HK$17. For every 200 metres after the first two kilometres, HK$1.40 will be added- a rise of 10 cents. Lai Ming-hung, of the Taxi and Public Light Bus Concern Group, ... for the 2,838 New Territories cabs. The 50 Lantau taxis belong to 43 owners. Dr Hung Wing-tat, a transport analyst at Polytechnic University, said the fare increases would further push up the licence ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay ferry firm cuts cargo service

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... cargo service Follow @SCMP_News Shopkeepers in Discovery Bay are crying "unfair" after the ferry company serving Lantau signalled an end to a pier-to-pier cargo service. From next ... to the North Lantau Highway, which costs HK$120 a trip. Private delivery vans need special permits to enter Discovery Bay. Yung said Discovery Bay Transportation Services was obliged to offer ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay residents fear fate of ferry service

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Bernice Chan

    ... enclave on Lantau Island. The regular ferry service to Central- a 25-minute ride, free of congestion and with a guaranteed seat- clinched the deal. "The travelling time to Central ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Government approves Hong Kong taxi fare increases from December

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... a flag fall charge of HK$22 and HK$1.60 every 200 metres under the new fare table. The new flag-fall charge for New Territories taxis will be HK$18.50, and for Lantau taxis HK$17. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    DB residents on warpath over ferry fare rise

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... ferry operator Discovery Bay Transportation Services- owned by Lantau developer HKR International- had threatened to withdraw services if the rise was not granted, and the department had ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Calls for Discovery Bay developer to reveal finances

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Lantau developer that wants to charge 9.5 per cent more in transport fares is urged to be transparent in the wake of losses from ferry fire Calls for DB ... approval from the Transport Department for a fare rise of 9.5 per cent on ferries to and from Central and buses around the Lantau development. Amy Yung Wing-sheung, district councillor ...




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