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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Government says Lantau's feral cattle can stay

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Government decides Lantau's feral cattle can stay A meeting aimed at ending the long-running battle over the fate of roaming cattle on Lantau looks ... of the Lantau Buffalo Association, said that the meeting went well and that officials confirmed that no cattle would be harmed. "The government made it clear that they do not want to kill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022847/government-says-lantaus-feral-cattle-can-stay
  2. News - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution fears over debris and rubble dumped near Lantau river

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Pollution fear over debris dumped near Lantau river Green group WWF Hong Kong is concerned about possible pollution of the Tung Chung River after it found tonnes of construction waste had been dumped on nearby farmland. Construction debris and rubble covering an area bigger than a soccer pitch was found in Shek Mun Kap on Lantau Island ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1026553/pollution-fears-over-debris-and-rubble-dumped-near-lantau-river
  3. Hongkongers must make clear their opposition to Lantau metropolis proposal

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the reports (''Metropolis' urged for Lantau', May 7) and your editorial ('Lantau opportunity cannot be missed', May 12). The report and editorial refer to key business players on Lantau who have formed themselves into a self-styled 'Lantau Economic Development Alliance'. Their avowed purpose appears to be to 'turn Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001639/hongkongers-must-make-clear-their-opposition-lantau-metropolis-proposal
  4. We need to protect great outdoors of Lantau, not build a new 'metropolis'

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the report (''Metropolis' urged for Lantau', May 7). After pitting meagre resources against powerful vested interests to protect one of Hong Kong's few areas of countryside against an ill-conceived incinerator, Lantau's residents now learn that this vital 'green lung' for the city, according to Anna Hong of Shun Tak, is merely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001169/we-need-protect-great-outdoors-lantau-not-build-new-metropolis
  5. 'Metropolis' urged for Lantau

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com A Lantau authority should be set up to turn the island into a new 'metropolis' to help Hong Kong keep pace with fast-growing cities on the mainland, a business alliance says. The Lantau Economic Development Alliance said it would remind chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying to live up to his promise of setting up a Lantau authority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000338/metropolis-urged-lantau
  6. Developing Lantau a delicate task

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... last year's record 5.9 million to 11 million by 2022, its strategy is to support and profit from developing tourism on Lantau Island. That is a wise course for the government ... to ensure that projects are in line with the authorities' well-stated policy of sensitively balancing development with protection of the natural environment. Lantau is Hong Kong's biggest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990138/developing-lantau-delicate-task
  7. Disneyland planning Lantau push

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by turning Lantau into a major tourist destination. Developing tourism to Lantau, the biggest island in Hong Kong, was a key component of Disneyland's strategy to attract 11 million visitors ... to HK$237 million. Kam said Disneyland would hand the city's new government, which takes office in July, a development plan drafted in consultation with an alliance including major Lantau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989790/disneyland-planning-lantau-push
  8. Hot bidding war opens for Sha Tin, Lantau sites

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Tenders for three sites on Lantau Island and in Sha Tin yesterday drew a stronger-than-expected 16 bids despite uncertainty in the property market, the government said. A Lands Department spokesman said the commercial site in Sha Tin's Shek Mun industrial district received four bids, while two residential sites on Lantau Island's Cheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985975/hot-bidding-war-opens-sha-tin-lantau-sites
  9. Lantau school digs in over noise complaints

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The stand-off between an international school on Lantau and neighbouring villagers is set to worsen following the government's dismissal of an appeal by the school against a noise reduction order. Two villagers say the dismissal vindicates their complaints about what they say is unbearable noise emanating from students, but Lantau International School on South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722525/lantau-school-digs-over-noise-complaints
  10. New agency offers Lantau tour packages

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Lantau cable car system Ngong Ping 360 has set up a subsidiary to offer tour packages to scenic spots around the island. The new travel agency, 360 Holidays, offers six tours a day for solo travellers and groups. Costing from HK$200 to HK$300 per person, the guided tours cover attractions including the Po Lin Monastery, the Giant Buddha and Tai O fishing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708773/new-agency-offers-lantau-tour-packages

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