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  1. Link road for Zhuhai bridge will damage Lantau's coastline

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the surrounding Lantau Island coastline; and Damage to the Lantau Island-Tung Chung tourist experience and for visitors using the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, with a potential economic impact by reducing ... of the Tung Chung population; and Ensure there is no impact on the natural beauty of the Lantau coastline and Tung Chung Bay. We urge the Legislative Council Panel on Transport to take account ...

  2. Lantau: ecological wasteland

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the ecological wasteland is to be Lantau. On top of disputed projects such as the Disney Theme Park, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and a 'value-added' logistics park, Lantau will have one more ... damaging. So why is the government again pointing to Lantau for CT10? An ecological mental picture of the future of Lantau includes worsened air pollution as a result of increased cross-border ...

  3. Concrete, not nature, appears Lantau priority

    Posted Dec 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter headlined 'Lantau nature priority' (December 23) by Christine Chow, secretary of the Lantau Development Taskforce. Ms Chow asserts that the Concept Plan for Lantau, recently published by the taskforce, 'adopted a balanced and sustainable approach integrating both development and conservation needs'. If this is the case, it is not evident ...

  4. Green groups unite over Lantau plans

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Sinclair An environmentalist says the full impact of development projects is unknown Environmentalists worried about development on Lantau have formed an umbrella body of all Hong Kong green groups to focus protests and raise awareness. 'The trouble is, nobody really knows details of what is planned,' said Martin Williams, one of the founders of Keep Lantau ...

  5. Lantau residents 'still in the dark' over development plans

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... of public consultation sessions on the Lantau Concept Plan. The three-month consultation period, which closes on Monday, might not have made the headlines but has provoked enormous concern among ... and a cycle track in the south. The plan also proposes enlarging the island's country parks. Facing an audience of about 300, the Lantau Development Concept Taskforce was peppered with a flurry ...

  6. Choose life over death for Lantau

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agnes Chen Lantau has become the new darling in town, hot on the heels of West Kowloon, in the government's 'Master Plan 2020'. Over the next two decades, the coastline of northern Lantau will be transformed by the construction of a logistics park, cargo terminal and cross-border transport hub along the main thoroughfare linking the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. ...

  7. Don't reclaim off Lantau for port in decline

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

    ... Few may have noticed that the government has slipped another 'consultation' into its planning. In addition to West Kowloon and the Lantau Concept Plan, there is a quiet effort ... of the super-prison fiasco. To site it off Tai O flies in the face of all publicly agreed conservation plans. CLIVE NOFFKE, Green Lantau Association Bridge landing site I refer to the letter headlined ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the younger generation in Hong Kong. R. Hau, Kowloon Bay Waste cleared near Lantau site I would like to thank Peter Millward for his letter and advice ('Making a mess in Lantau country ... supply to the Lantau South area. The project is scheduled for completion in the middle of this year. Throughout the course of the project, we have been fully aware of the environmental ...

  9. More study urged on landing route for bridge

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Some members of the Town Planning Board yesterday asked officials to further study the cheapest of four proposed landing routes for the bridge to link Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau. The landing route will connect the bridge to the North Lantau Highway. The least expensive of the options is also the shortest, costing $4 billion. But its main drawback ...

  10. Tung Chung smog drives residents to consider fleeing

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... development projects- such as a logistics park, container port and the Zhuhai-Macau bridge- go ahead on Lantau. This month's poll was conducted about five months after Tung Chung was hit by Hong ... warned the Lantau development plan would bring more traffic and pollution. 'We do not oppose development but it is the responsibility of the government to offer the residents a comprehensive ...




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