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  1. North-south bottleneck 'risks Lantau's future'

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Planners seek better road links Proposals to develop Lantau's economy and tourism could be undermined by the island's transport bottleneck, members of the Town Planning Board warned yesterday. They argued more north-south roads were needed. The government defended its decision to maintain restrictions on access to south Lantau to preserve its natural ...

  2. Lantau gets the official nod as home to contested tenth terminal

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Tung pre-empts consultants' report on port expansion The chief executive yesterday tipped Lantau as the preferred site for the controversial Container Terminal 10, pre-empting guidance expected from an $8million port cargo study due to be released in March. The government had been examining three potential sites- Tsing Yi, Tuen Mun and northwest Lantau ...

  3. Urban taxis allowed in Ma Wan

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Urban taxis will be permitted to operate at Ma Wan, between Lantau and Tsing Yi, between 11pm and 7am from today to meet the transport needs of residents, the Transport Department said. The area near the luxury residential estate Park Island used to be a restricted zone and only vehicles with special permits could enter. The department said the changes were aimed ...

  4. Bird's-eye view shows a city on the up and up

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Central and Western on June 21, 1997 (left), and on May 30, 2012. The obvious intruder is the Two IFC tower that looms over the harbour. To its left are the Four Seasons hotel and serviced apartments. And then of course there is the shrinking harbour, being eaten up by reclamation seen to the right of TWO IFC. Tai O fishing village on Lantau has been through hell and high water since ...

  5. Ferry run to Park Island may end

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... transport, which led many people to buy flats there. They are concerned the community on the island, which is located between Lantau and Tsing Yi Island, will become more isolated after the developer ... There are 5,500 flats on Park Island, and it is home to about 20,000 people- many with young families. It is marketed as a green space free of private cars, similar to Discovery Bay on Lantau. The sixth ...

  6. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Four injured in motorcycle accidents A 32-year-old female motorcycle passenger was critically injured after crashing in Tsing Yi and was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital. The motorcyclist, a 27-year-old man, suffered light injuries. In a separate incident, a motorcyclist and his female pillion were injured when they crashed into a hill in Tung Chung Road, Lantau, shortly ...

  7. Tsing Yi gets nod for Container Terminal 10

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Tsing Yi, rather than ecologically sensitive North Lantau, has been chosen as the site for Container Terminal 10 on environmental grounds. This ends the threat the structure would have posed to the Chinese white dolphin population in North Lantau waters. The project will require removing oil depots in southwest Tsing Yi. The Tsing Yi community, green groups ...

  8. More land sought

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The government will launch a study later this year on reclaiming more land. Potential sites in Tuen Mun, Tsing Yi and Lantau have been identified. Assessments have also been made about relocating public facilities in Sha Tin, Mount Davis and Mui Wo to underground areas, which could free more than 100 hectares. A 28-hectare site in Sha Tin, with views of Tolo Harbour, could be sold ...

  9. 180 lizards seized, suspect arrested

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police have arrested a suspected smuggler and seized 180 protected lizards bound for dining tables on the mainland in an operation on Lantau. The consignment, which could have been sold for HK$690,000, was found in 60 boxes at To Kau Wan, off Lantau Link, on Wednesday night, police said. Senior Inspector Wong Wai-hon of the marine police said the lizards were water ...

  10. 46 aircraft deviated from set flight path

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... direction between 11pm and 7am to turn south upon reaching the northeast corner of Lantau Island and use the southbound route via the West Lamma Channel. However, 46 failed to do so from 2004 ...




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