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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... pledged amid runway hearings In the midst of environmental hearings on a proposed third runway, conservation authorities have made a surprise pledge to designate two new marine parks off Lantau ... of its own Chinese white dolphin conservation programme. The proposed parks will cover 660 hectares off southwest Lantau and 1,270 hectares around the Soko Islands archipelago, in a bid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583167/government-accused-marine-park-pledge-take-pressure-bid-third-runway
  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    No rush for bargain flats on Lantau with sky-high management fees

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by FANNY FUNG

    ... on Lantau No rush for bargain homes with high fees Only about a third of applicants given top priority to buy bargain government flats in Tai O showed up to choose a home on the first day of sales ... given priority in choosing homes. The 19-year-old development on Lantau has been used for public rental housing, but has struggled to attract tenants due to its remote location. The Housing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581244/no-rush-bargain-flats-lantau-sky-high-management-fees
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Demonstrators in northern Lantau fear their rights to farm and build small houses will be restricted if area nearby gets protected status Villagers in zoning row raze mangrove Dozens of villagers in northern Lantau chopped down a mangrove near an ecologically sensitive bay yesterday to protest against a government move to zone areas on the fringes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580476/villagers-northern-lantau-destroy-mangrove-protest-over-potential
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Reclamation plan at Lantau's Siu Ho Wan may be scaled down, government says

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com It's to preserve dolphin habitat, official claims; but expert says that's not the real reason Lantau reclamation plan may be scaled down A proposal to reclaim up to 150 hectares of land at Siu Ho Wan in north Lantau may be scaled down as Chinese white dolphins are now swimming closer to the shore, the government says. But a dolphin expert who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578665/reclamation-plan-lantaus-siu-ho-wan-may-be-scaled-down-government
  5. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    No entry: villagers bar access to Lantau bay over environmental 'conspiracy'

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Ernest Kao

    ... No entry: villagers bar access to Lantau bay Indigenous villagers are blocking access to a Lantau bay in protest at a "conspiracy" by green groups and the government to restrict ... banner read. Another lashed out at environmental groups for "telling the government to zone our village as a conservation area". Lantau resident Kevin Laurie asked why villagers had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565700/no-entry-villagers-bar-access-lantau-bay
  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    300 buyers compete per flat in Lantau scheme

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Former public rental units offered to buyers too well-off to qualify for public rental homes 300 buyers compete per flat in Lantau scheme More than 10,000 ... they have a 300 to one chance of securing one of the flats in the tourist village of Tai O, on the western coast of Lantau Island. Another 52 flats are being offered to buyers living in public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539828/300-buyers-compete-flat-lantau-scheme
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Woman fined HK$5,000 in Lantau cow death trial

    Posted May 21st 2014, 03:44pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... was suspected to have been linked to the deaths of eight feral cows on Lantau last year has been fined HK$5,000 for failing to give information to police. The penalty imposed on Sarah Wilson, who had denied the charge, came as police continued to investigate the deaths of the animals on the South Lantau Road almost a year ago. The 49-year-old British quantity surveyor was arrested on June ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1517225/woman-fined-hk5000-lantau-cow-death-trial
  8. News - Hong Kong - PLANNING

    Government development adviser's family owns land on Lantau

    Posted May 15th 2014, 03:59am by Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Cheung Chi-fai Development adviser's family owns Lantau land The family of a government adviser on Lantau development owns a lot of land on the island, according to his declaration of interests. In addition, three other non-official members of the government-appointed Lantau development advisory committee have properties on the island, as well as planning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1512333/government-development-advisers-family-owns-land-lantau
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Lantau cow deaths: Prosecution’s own witness contradicts case, says defence lawyer

    Posted May 07th 2014, 03:13pm

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Previous testimony on lack of vehicle damage cited in final submission The defence lawyer in a case involving the deaths of a group of feral cows on a Lantau road, ... in his final submission. The prosecution’s first witness was a pilot who found the injured cows lying on South Lantau Road at around 3am on June 5. He testified earlier that the private car ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506596/launtau-cow-deaths-prosecutions-own-witness-contradicts-case-says
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Injured cows left lying at Lantau roadside for six hours after being hit by car, court told

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 02:01pm by LO WEI

    ... dead on a Lantau road told a court yesterday that it would have taken a truck or a tank to have caused them such injuries. The car suspected to have hit the eight animals could not have emerged with just small dents unless it had machine guns in front, Steven Quilkey said. Quilkey called the police when he came across the cows on South Lantau Road while driving from the airport to his home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1500655/injured-cows-left-lying-lantau-roadside-six-hours-after-being-hit-car

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