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  1. Independent Lantau?

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter against Taiwan independence by Patrick Wu (August 26). It was illogical and misleading, arguing by analogy with Lantau Island. My argument depends on common sense, ... Taiwan now is a matter of fact derived from certain conditions in the past. By contrast, Lantau island is a part of Hong Kong now and in the future. Did Mr Wu's argument assume that the same ...

  2. Pink dolphins at risk from Lantau reclamation plans

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeremy Cheung A recent government plan to reclaim 100 hectares of sea off northern Lantau in preparation for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge has angered activists from the global conservation group WWF. They fear the proposal will endanger the white dolphin habitats around Lantau. According to WWF, the proposed reclamation conflicts with the government's Revised Concept ...

  3. Queen's Pier to be broken up, pieces stored near Lantau explosives depot

    Posted Jul 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Queen's Pier will be dismantled and the pieces temporarily stored near an explosives warehouse on Lantau Island by the end of this month at the soonest, a government report said. Pieces of the 54-year-old pier will be transported on a 500-tonne crane barge to its temporary storage site, currently used to store explosives, near Silvermine Bay. The components ...

  4. Lantau Concept Plan to be unveiled later in the year

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The controversial Lantau Concept Plan will be tabled to the Legislative Council in the second half of this year, it was decided last night. Secretary for Housing, Planning ... subject to a three-month consultation that ended in February last year. 'The government should seek to develop tourism on Lantau with regard to its ecological values and cultural ...

  5. Snow Patrol Live in Hong Kong 2012

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Scottish rock band in concert. Aug 4, 8pm, AsiaWorld Expo, HK International Airport, Lantau Island, HK$580, HK$780 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2877 8260 ...

  6. Incinerator opponents granted legal aid

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Three people have won legal aid to mount court challenges to government plans for a massive waste incinerator beside an outlying island- even though the project is on hold. Kwok Cheuk-kin and Leung Hon-wai, both Cheung Chau residents, and Ho Loy, who lives on Lantau, have filed three separate judicial reviews against the Environmental Protection ...

  7. City Digest

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Another glitch hits Lantau cable car A technical fault left passengers on the Lantau cable car hanging in mid-air for six minutes at about 2pm yesterday. Service was stopped for two hours, resuming at 4.15pm. The glitch follows a December 8 incident in which passengers were stranded for 16 minutes by a fault. Members launch new centre-left political party A new centre-left political ...

  8. Supporters of cabbies in airport protest ask Tsang for leniency

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... the North Lantau Highway, on December 3, blocking traffic from both directions for up to four hours. Magistrate Lambert Lee Ka-chai revoked their bail because the charge carried up to seven years ...

  9. Expansion of college for teen drug abusers backed by government, but not by locals

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Hong Kong's only private school for teenage drug abusers has won support from the government for its plans to expand into a vacant school on Lantau Island, more than three years after proposing it, but still has to win over local residents. Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau applied to the Education Bureau in December 2006 to use the vacant New Territories ...

  10. Mui Wo 'only option' for drug rehab site

    Posted Jul 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So and Joshua But Exco member Lau Wong-fat has hinted that the government regards Mui Wo as the only viable option for a drug rehabilitation school that is seeking bigger premises. At a meeting of the Heung Yee Kuk yesterday, which Mr Lau chairs, he ...




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