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  1. Warning for Lantau cable car firm

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Lantau cable car company has been warned to report accidents promptly after it disclosed an empty rescue car was slightly damaged in a fall last month. No one was hurt but the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department said it had warned operator Ngong Ping 360 over the 'delayed report'. During a regular drill on November 18, the car used for rescuing stranded ...

  2. Cable-car riders stuck in cold snap

    Posted Jan 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Hongkongers shivered through the coldest Lunar New Year in 16 years, with temperatures as low as 7.4 degrees Celsius in the urban areas on Wednesday and falling below 2 degrees at Ngong Ping on Lantau. More than 800 holidaymakers were stranded mid-air in cable cars when the Ngong Ping 360 system came to a sudden halt. Passengers were stuck for up to 90minutes with the air ...

  3. iBlog: a painless way to transmit those thoughts and ideas

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... facilities, but I'm not certain. Robert Lantau Island Your friend was absolutely right. Nothing would fit your purposes better than a blog. If you could set this up properly, you should be able ...

  4. HK$20m digital upgrade for public housing

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The Housing Authority is to spend HK$20 million upgrading the television signal reception system on all public housing estates in preparation for digital broadcasts, the first phase of which begins by the end of the year. More than 50 per cent of the city's population- those living in Kowloon, north Hong Kong Island, part of Sha Tin and the east of Lantau Island- ...

  5. Ready telly go! First phase of digital TV services launched

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the services, which started last night, will cover the northern part of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon peninsula, part of Sha Tin and the eastern part of Lantau Island. In addition to the four existing ...

  6. Ascending the Buddha

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Details of the MTRC's $950 million cable-car line from Tung Chung to the Big Buddha at Ngong Ping in the hills of Lantau are to be revealed this week. Key to Tuesday's announcement will be the unveiling of a catchy new brand name for the cable-car line and architectural impressions of a planned theme park around the Big Buddha. This is understood to include a hi-tech ...

  7. Welcome to the 'more human' Google

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Lantau Island. A search for kiwi gives users the choice of looking for results for the flightless bird and the fruit. 'It's very much like the computer I dreamt about as a child growing ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Aug 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exports to guangdong fuel 2.5pc rise in clp sales Strong growth in exporting electricity to Guangdong helped fuel a 2.5 per cent rise in CLP Power's sales in the first seven months of this year. The utility sold 10.9 per cent more electricity to the mainland while sales at its Kowloon, the New Territories and Lantau markets climbed 1.3 per cent. The number of its customers in Hong ...

  9. Skyrail asks Observatory experts to test wind monitoring system

    Posted Aug 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... direct bearing' on the opening date of the Lantau cable car. 'Skyrail is progressing well in our testing of the cable car system and looks forward to begin trial runs with invited ... about the wind patterns in the North Lantau Country Park area and to identify any possible refinements to our wind monitoring system'. Senior scientific officer Leung Wing-mo, ...

  10. Two new charging points for cars

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... as that would depend on market reaction, a spokeswoman said. No price had been set yet, she said. On the other hand, CLP, which has 21 stations in Kowloon, the New Territories and Lantau, has said ...




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