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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Allan Zeman's successor at Ocean Park has big shoes to fill

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... pressure on the Lantau theme park to raise its game. Corporate success is rarely the result of the efforts of one individual. But the achievements of Ocean Park can undoubtedly be attributed ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Look to Lantau for development The suggestion by a business group that Lantau Island be developed as a commercial zone to draw mainland tourists away from crowded Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, at first glance, seems far-fetched. Lantau is much removed from the glitz and glamour of Hong Kong's famous shopping districts, literally as well as in terms ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Are taxis in Discovery Bay the thin end of the wedge for residents?

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Bay with the North Lantau Highway and bus services to the airport, Tung Chung and Sunny Bay. That, arguably, was progress to a community that makes more use of the airport than most. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Pragmatic and focused housing policies deserve our full support

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 02:41am by SCMP Editorial

    ... towns in the northeast New Territories. Housing will also be built in the western New Territories at Hung Shui Kui and Yuen Long, in North District and at Tung Chung on Lantau. Of the flats ... Kong Island. Then there are the creative suggestions for development, among them building a 130-hectare "metropolis" island east of Lantau and exploring the use of rock caverns. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong has reached a tipping point on handling waste

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:52am by SCMP Editorial

    ... at the city's landfills. The goal of cutting it by nearly half would be partially met by a network of organic waste treatment centres- Siu Ho Wan on northern Lantau, Sha Ling in North District ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must back Disneyland's expansion plans

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:57am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Kingdom has come alive after eight years of struggling. For the second year since opening in 2005, the theme park on Lantau Island has made a profit. Buoyed by a record attendance of 7.4 million, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Leung Chun-ying takes a pragmatic line in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 12:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... facilitate the economic development of Hong Kong, including Lantau Island and the northern New Territories, and the building of MTR lines. A long-term plan to create a Lantau "metropolis"- ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's pink dolphin is no souvenir

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Pink dolphin is no souvenir Few Hong Kong animals are as beloved as the Chinese white dolphin. Native to the waters of the Pearl River Delta and Lantau, the marine creature ... around Lantau appears most worrying, with only four sightings off its northeast, down from 20 in 2003. Over the past few months, no dolphins have been sighted near the area where the Hong ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    All options must be kept on table in land and housing debate

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 04:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for targeted development on Lantau Island, especially given the construction of the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge, not to mention the investment in rail and road transport to the airport and Tung ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Strike a fair balance in taxi-fare rise

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... from HK$1.50 to HK$1.60 for every 200 metres. New Territories and Lantau fares are to be adjusted accordingly. Taxi prices are sensitive to economic conditions and the issue of new licences. ...




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