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  1. Comment - Letters

    Ecotourism could have a negative impact on Lantau's environment

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... Ecotourism could negatively affect Lantau's environment I wish to respond to Chu Kar-kin's letter (" Lantau has so much potential to become a multi-function hub ", ... attractions like Disneyland and the Big Buddha. While I agree that Lantau has potential, Chu ignores some major issues. Ecotourism, like geotourism, tends to be a victim of its own success. The more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1591307/ecotourism-could-have-negative-impact-lantaus-environment
  2. Comment - Letters

    Transport Department could do more to curb speeding in Lantau

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:50am by LETTERS

    ... villages and past schools along South Lantau Road. The letter from Luk Wing-cheong, acting assistant commissioner for transport (New Territories) (" Speed enforcement cameras already in place on Lantau road ", September 3), read like a catalogue of excuses for inaction. The Lantau Buffalo Association's volunteers strive to improve road safety and protect free-roaming cattle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1588039/transport-department-could-do-more-curb-speeding-lantau
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Punish Lantau villagers who think they're above the law

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Villagers are not above the law There is a clear distinction between the right to protest and contempt for the law. Villagers fighting development restrictions in North Lantau blatantly disregarded the law when they aired their grievances over a government plan to turn the area into a protected zone. Not only was an ecologically sensitive mangrove flattened, law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1588036/punish-lantau-villagers-who-consider-themselves-above-law
  4. Comment - Letters

    Speed enforcement cameras already in place on Lantau road

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 05:06am by LETTERS

    ... Speed enforcement cameras already in place on Lantau road I refer to the letters from R. E. J. Bunker (" Aloof attitude at Transport Department ", August 10) O. Scherer (" Action needed to stop deaths from speeding ", August 15) and Karina O'Carroll (" Speed controls needed now on Sai Kung roads ", August 16), on traffic issues in South Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1584009/speed-enforcement-cameras-already-place-lantau-road
  5. Comment - Letters

    Lantau has so much potential to become a multi-function hub

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by LETTERS

    ... Lantau has so much potential to becomea multi-function hub A decision has still to be made on whether to build a third runway at Hong Kong International Airport, while the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is nearing completion. These developments mean that more than ever, Lantau will become one of Hong Kong's gateways to the world and to Guangdong province. We now need to look ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1583251/lantau-has-so-much-potential-become-multi-function-hub
  6. Comment - Letters

    Lives in danger as speeding problem worsens on Lantau

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:08am by LETTERS

    ... Lives in danger as speeding problem worsens on Lantau I live in Shui Hau on Lantau and over the last three years have been amazed at the number of accidents that have happened as a result ... last year, an accident that would have caused considerable and obvious damage to the offending vehicle. Occasionally there will be a roadblock where our Lantau permits are checked but I can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1569605/lives-danger-speeding-problem-worsens-lantau
  7. Comment - Letters

    Authorities turning blind eye to deadly speeding on South Lantau Road

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by LETTERS

    ... Authorities turning blind eye to deadly speeding on Lantau There have been a number of letters published in these pages recently about the traffic conditions and appalling driving habits of users of South Lantau Road. All of the writers have been rightly critical of lax enforcement of the speed limits, which are regularly exceeded, as well as the cavalier attitude many drivers have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1537856/authorities-turning-blind-eye-deadly-speeding-south-lantau-road
  8. Comment - Letters

    Use cameras to monitor traffic on South Lantau Road

    Posted May 14th 2014, 04:32am by LETTERS

    ... Use cameras to monitor traffic on South Lantau Road The benefits of closed-circuit television are substantial. The mere presence of surveillance cameras, if made known, exercises a calming ... archival film footage that can be referred to at a later date for evidence and assistance. Where I live on South Lantau, the management company of my estate is so enamoured with CCTV that some 22 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1511547/use-cameras-monitor-traffic-south-lantau-road
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The missing links for East Lantau Metropolis

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:38pm by Francis Cheung

    ... Francis Cheung Francis Cheung says if East Lantau is to be developed, it needs two links to thrive- one joining it with Central, and the other linking the airports in Hong Kong ... Lantau Metropolis, a 1,000-hectare artificial island in waters between Hong Kong Island and Lantau, will ever become reality. I believe it would stand a better chance if two missing links were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1421294/missing-links-east-lantau-metropolis
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by STAFF

    ... dolphins. The government recently announced the creation of two new marine parks off Lantau for the dolphins. The meeting will be chaired by council chairman Paul Lam Kwan-sing.   Educators focus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1592618/talking-points

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