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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

    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
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tai O's stilt houses safe despite new zoning, say planning officials

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Stilt houses safe despite new zoning Town planners have zoned the land on which Tai O's stilt houses stand as residential- despite an ongoing review into whether the buildings should have heritage protection. But planning and lands officials say the picturesque Lantau homes are not in danger of being knocked down to make way ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546785/tai-os-stilt-houses-safe-despite-new-zoning-say-planning-officials
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Runway plan may displace dolphins but they'll be back', say airport officials

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:20pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai 'Dolphins are complex, they can move around,' says consultant as conservationist queries logic 'Runway plan may displace dolphins but they'll be back' The loss of marine habitat to a new airport runway will probably displace the population of Chinese white dolphins from north Lantau- but they will come back eventually, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536778/marine-park-included-proposal-third-airport-runway
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Public square planned as Queen's Pier restoration delayed for five years

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:04am by Olga Wong

    ... of the 54-year-old pier. The pier- an arrival and departure point for governors and royalty during the colonial era and given grade-one historical status- was dismantled and stored on Lantau Island in 2008 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1515824/public-square-planned-queens-pier-restoration-delayed-five-years

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