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  1. Lantau lobby out of luck in its search for a lone buffalo ranger

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung A month-long search for a cowherd on Lantau has drawn a blank, despite offering pay of HK$100 an hour for 15 to 20 hours' work a month. The post was advertised online in the hope of attracting environment-minded young people or animal-lovers to herd the island's wild buffaloes and cattle. The advert, which the Lantau Buffalo Association has circulated ...

  2. Lantau's residents step up campaign

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Discovery Bay parents have stepped up their campaign to secure priority for places at Discovery College, the new English Schools Foundation through-school. About 120 parents this week took their complaints to Civic Party legislators Audrey Eu Yu ...

  3. Bay's future hangs in balance

    Posted Jul 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's infrastructure development. The project aimed at the middle class and expatriates has now reached phase 12, and Lantau Island is no longer a sleepy backwater. The developer is planning to open up the residential area to cash in on growing business for Lantau Development, the latest being the opening of Disney theme park in Penny's Bay next year. That is a worry ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LAND DISPUTE

    Residents ready to fight Discovery Bay developer over rural trail

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Department. Yesterday, about 50 people rallied on the trail, which leads to the nearby Trappist Monastery and over the hills to Mui Wo. Hong Kong Resort (HKR), the Lantau town's developer, said ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - RECREATION

    Discovery Bay residents to protest at loss of rural trail

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of the purpose. Calls are mounting for an explanation from Hong Kong Resort Company (HKR), developer and manager of the Lantau town, amid questions about whether the work complies with the company's ...

  6. Burglary-hit Disco Bay wants police station

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney Calls are growing for a permanent police station in Discovery Bay after a recent spate of burglaries. Residents of the Lantau community have started a petition calling ... the past six months, Discovery Bay has seen one to three cases of burglary monthly. While the figures do not suggest a huge problem, Lantau Police District has been deploying policing resources ...

  7. Ultimatum on Mui Wo ferries

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kaito, which runs the service between the two Lantau towns, wants to reduce round trips on weekdays from five to two while maintaining the nine round trips during weekends. 'If ... workers who live in Mui Wo and work in Discovery Bay, and schoolchildren- will have to make an hour-long bus trip via Tung Chung on Lantau's north coast. Or they can take a ferry to nearby ...

  8. Discovery Bay outdoor market

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The monthly beachside open air market (above) with stalls selling organic produce, other foods, clothing and craft items reopens after the summer break. Today, 10am-5pm, Discovery Bay Piazza, Discovery Bay, Lantau. Inquiries: www.openairhk.com or 2523 6835 ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Oct 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The story headlined 'Taxi proposal may allow Discovery Bay hotel project to resume' on City 1 on Thursday incorrectly included New Territories taxis in a proposal on taxi operation in Discovery Bay. The proposal in fact suggested allowing urban taxis and Lantau taxis and coaches to enter the authorised areas in Discovery Bay. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Discovery Bay ferry firm cuts cargo service

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... cargo service Follow @SCMP_News Shopkeepers in Discovery Bay are crying "unfair" after the ferry company serving Lantau signalled an end to a pier-to-pier cargo service. From next ... to the North Lantau Highway, which costs HK$120 a trip. Private delivery vans need special permits to enter Discovery Bay. Yung said Discovery Bay Transportation Services was obliged to offer ...




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