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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Urgent action needed' to avoid conflict on Lantau

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Government advisers say island's infrastructure problems could spark HK-mainland disputes 'Urgent action needed' to avoid conflict on Lantau Lantau's transport network needs urgent improvements if the island it to avoid becoming the latest trouble spot for conflict between Hongkongers and mainland tourists, an adviser ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1452652/urgent-action-needed-avoid-conflict-lantau
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Residents of remote Lantau village reveal their plight

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Residents of remote Lantau village reveal their plight Yu Yuk-chun, 85, moved to Tai Long on Lantau Island some 40 years ago to live with her husband, ... the government has allocated billions of dollars to the development of Tai O and Mui Wo. But we southern Lantau villagers receive nothing. Is justice being done?" But Lau Ping-yau, owner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450198/residents-remote-lantau-village-reveal-their-plight
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks not ruled out, says development chief Paul Chan

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 05:30am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Building in Lantau country parks not ruled out Development chief Paul Chan Mo-po stoked a fresh row over the future of country parks yesterday, saying the government would not rule out building in protected areas to develop Lantau Island. Speaking after the first meeting of the Lantau Development Advisory Committee, Chan said the government would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1443916/building-lantau-country-parks-not-ruled-out-says-development-chief
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lantau development advisers urged to disclose all potential conflicts of interests

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Committee set up to develop Lantau should be as transparent as possible, activists say Advisers urged to disclose interests Lantau development advisers should declare all their possible business connections and interests on the island before they start work, activists say. The call to members of the government's Lantau Development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1436590/lantau-development-advisers-urged-disclose-all-potential-conflicts
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Government to launch HK$227m study into building man-made islands

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... on building artificial islands in central Hong Kong waters- including the East Lantau Metropolis proposed by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in January- is slated to start in three months. The study area stretches from northern Tsing Yi in the north to the sea border in the south and the waters between Hong Kong Island in the east and Lantau Island in the west. The aim is to identify ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451923/government-launch-hk227m-study-building-man-made-islands
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build a ‘parkland city’ in Lantau South: Akers-Jones

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung and Olga Wong

    ... Gary Cheung and Olga Wong Ex-chief secretary’s idea shot down by man who laid down master plan for country parks in 1965 Build a ‘parkland city’ in Lantau South: Akers-Jones A former chief secretary has proposed developing part of Lantau South Country Park as a "Parkland City" with nature trails, bicycle tracks and flats, saying some land had been included in country parks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1313367/build-parkland-city-lantau-south-akers-jones
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Work on West Lantau farm project hits legal snag

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Investigators are checking whether tractors intruded into a country park in Yi O while accessing a farm run by Leung Chun-ying aide Work on West Lantau farm hits ... into its adjacent country park area. The nine-hectare farm at Yi O on western Lantau Island - set up by urban planner Andrew Lam Siu-lo, who advised Leung in his election campaign - is not yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1133889/work-west-lantau-farm-project-hits-legal-snag
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Shui On boss Vincent Lo Hong-sui calls for 'revolution' in planning process

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:41am by Tanna Chong

    ... policies. He also echoed recent calls to use countryside land, including on Lantau Island, for building flats. "I hope Leung will revolutionise the planning process," Lo, a member ... "We can build a lot if we use just a few per cent of the green space... And Lantau is such a huge space. Can we not build more there?" Speaking of Leung's lack of support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1445955/shui-on-boss-vincent-lo-hong-sui-revolution-planning-housing
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City warned HK$100 billion boost from new bridge at risk due to inaction

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Economist warns that failure to develop Lantau ahead of completion of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge could see city lose business HK$100 b bridge boost at risk Hong ... opportunities for Lantau. But government inaction risked potential visitors abandoning the island for nearby Hengqin or Macau, which can be reached within half an hour after the bridge is completed, So ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1378425/city-warned-hk100-billion-boost-new-bridge-risk-due-inaction
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Population of Lamma Island will double under new housing plan

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:16am by Olga Wong

    ... another Discovery Bay on Lantau: "Lamma will become a small town but I can't see how it will benefit the local population." Lee also questioned if people who could only afford ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1447296/former-quarry-plan-would-double-population-lamma-island

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