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  1. Government is ignoring Lantau residents' concerns over school

    Posted Apr 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The supervisor and principal of the Christian Zheng Sheng College on Lantau claim they have had a good relationship with Mui Wo residents for the past 10 years. Relations were good, but that is no longer the case. They also said opposition came from a minority of residents, but I would dispute this claim. More than over 1,000 south Lantau residents marched to the Education Bureau ...

  2. People smugglers held in raid on Lantau

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan Detectives say they broke up a people-smuggling gang in a raid on Lantau early yesterday, arresting 19 people, including the suspected ringleader and three taxi drivers. After ... ringleader. The other people who had come off the speedboat boarded three taxis, which police intercepted near the Lantau Link toll station. Police arrested the taxi drivers, aged 43 to 66, who were ...

  3. Lantau buffalo freed, but far from home

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung Freedom has not come easy for the lone buffalo which cheated death this month when 16 of its mates died en route to captivity after being rounded up on Lantau. And though ... of a tug of war between expatriates on Lantau and indigenous villagers who were more concerned with development than conservation. A department spokesman said it had received 44 complaints about ...

  4. City Briefs

    Posted Oct 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vietnamese IIs arrested after demanding food Six Vietnamese illegal immigrants were arrested when they demanded food from a grocery store on Lantau. They were intercepted by police outside Lo Uk Tsuen on South Lantau Road in Pui O after a passer-by made an emergency call at 7.30am. They told police they arrived on Lantau on Monday. ...

  5. Not in my backyard

    Posted Jun 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan Last Sunday, a simmering dispute surrounding a disused school building on Lantau turned into a flaming row that has convulsed a town and spread all the way up to the chief executive. At the same time it shone a spotlight on a pervasive 'not in my backyard' mentality in Hong Kong, where residents and local leaders are happy for unpopular facilities to be put ...

  6. Still no home for buffalo to roam

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun A lone buffalo- the only survivor from a herd of 17 moved by government workers from Lantau to Sheung Shui last week- has yet to be claimed before it is sold to a slaughterhouse or put down. Ho Loy, director of the Lantau Post and a buffalo conservationist, said activists were seeking the help of a Lantau villager to claim the buffalo. 'It is not easy to find ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The legal proceedings against us are [allegedly] because the buffaloes could have been caught by us but were not Government veterinary officer Dr Howard Wong, confirming a lawsuit by a tourist gored by a buffalo on a Lantau beach Our unrest against corruption shall continue Indian guru Swami Ramdev calls off his eight-day hunger strike The SAR government favours the rich, ...

  8. Department asked to explain welfare for drug school pupils

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Agnes Lam and Martin Wong The Social Welfare Department was asked yesterday to explain how most students at a controversy-plagued drug rehabilitation school were able to have their school and boarding fees paid by the government. This came after Christian ...

  9. Workers protest on monastery roof

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Eight construction workers climbed on the roof of a Buddhist monastery in Lantau yesterday to demand back pay. They were among about 30 workers who were staging a protest at Yin Hin Monastery, in Upper Keung Shan, asking for HK$400,000. The eight climbed on the rooftop after the contractor offered HK$250,000. Officers from the Labour Department mediated and the last ...

  10. Pulling back from the edge

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Teenage drug abusers get a second chance at Christian Zhen Sheng College on Lantau Island, according to the school's principal, Chan Siu-cheuk. But it is no place to relax as spartan conditions, rigorous discipline and a sense of responsibility combine to force them back on track. ...




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