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  1. Talking points

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Mexico in 2010. Lantau cable car to resume operations The cable car between Tung Chung and the Tian Tan giant Buddha statue on Lantau resumes operations, more than two months since ...

  2. Land bids show developers are bullish

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... was the successful bidder on both sites - in Aberdeen and on Lantau Island - paying a total of HK$6.19 billion. Market expectations were HK$4.7 billion. With Hong Kong's stock market soaring and bullish ... and the Lantau site for HK$482 million. 'The price of the Aberdeen site hit the highest for Hong Kong Island since 1996, except for property in Island South and The Peak,' said Alnwick Chan ...

  3. HK-mainland group in CAPCO takeover talks

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the city's power market. CAPCO owns three power plants in Castle Peak and Black Point in Tuen Mun, as well as Penny's Bay on Lantau. The plants have a combined generation capacity of 6,908 ... in Kowloon, the New Territories and Lantau. The potential deal marks the second attempt by mainland state-owned power firms to break into the city's market that is dominated by CLP Power ...

  4. CLP urges fast OK for gas plant

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... billion liquefied natural gas processing plant on Lantau, dismissing criticism the project is unnecessary and an environmental hazard. After the annual shareholders' meeting of CLP yesterday, ... with a possible opportunity to sell spare LNG. They maintain that without risking Lantau's environment, the clean fuel could be sourced from Shenzhen or Zhuhai where mainland oil giants plan to build ...

  5. Typhoon dumps plastic pellets on beach

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Severe Typhoon Vicente didn't just fell more than 1,000 trees across the city, it also delivered some strange packages to a seaside community. Strong winds and waves washed about 200 bags of raw plastic pellets onto a Lantau beach yesterday. Discovery Bay residents found the bags of polypropylene scattered at different spots on Sam Pak ...

  6. CLP tumbles as power supply accord derails LNG project

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... on South Sokos, Lantau, will go ahead, dimming growth prospects for a company already facing a sharp cut in profitability in its electricity market in the New Territories, Kowloon and Lantau. A new ... and is waiting for a final approval from the Executive Council. Citigroup analyst Pierre Lau cut his forecast on CLP's regulated earnings by about 5 per cent in 2012 to 2013, assuming the Lantau ...

  7. CLP Power may lower tariffs for 2 million

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... and Lantau within two months despite stubbornly high global fuel prices. Managing director Betty Yuen So Siu-mai said yesterday the company was talking with the government about a tariff cut ... on South Soko Island off Lantau. Ms Yuen said CLP remained open-minded on any governance options on the LNG project provided that the regulatory framework was 'transparent, stable ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is construction of its third runway, which environmentalists say will affect Lantau's marine ecology and increase noise pollution and carbon emissions. 'These are valid concerns, and we ...

  9. Conservation fight looms over Soko Islands

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Diving site reported to be favoured for natural gas terminal The government prefers the Soko Islands, a favoured diving site south of Lantau, as the site for power generator ... was finalising the reports, which would go to the government within two months. Green Lantau Association spokesman Cliff Noffke said a marine exclusion zone was 'not something we should feel ...

  10. Skilled hands sought for building boom

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Tam maggie.tam@scmp.com Construction companies are on a hiring spree to prepare for an expected infrastructure boom in the next five years, putting pressure on the industry to fill a skills gap. About 17,000 jobs are expected to be generated by five MTR projects alone; other mega-projects include the cross-delta bridge that will link Lantau Island with Macau and Zhuhai. ...




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