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  1. Tsing Sha Highway fully open to traffic as last section completed

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... for travelling around Sha Tin, western Kowloon and Lantau. With the bridge in service, the journey time between Sha Tin and the airport is expected to be reduced to 35 minutes. Four Citybus airport ...

  2. World kitesurfing champ seals deal with local wetsuit maker

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... enthusiasts in South Lantau on Wednesday morning. 'First, I really love their suits. The gear is nice,' Richman said about NPX. 'Second, they're a nice cool company with a solid ...

  3. Discovery Bay ferry times may be cut

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Bay Transportation Services, a subsidiary of the Lantau island community's sole developer, Hong Kong Resort Company. Ferries between the 12,000-strong community near the north-eastern tip of Lantau and Central would run at 12-minute intervals in the early mornings, up from eight at present, and at 15 to 20-minutes in the early evenings. Off-peak times would be reduced from every 20 ...

  4. Citybus offers HK$42m in fare discounts

    Posted Jan 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which operates the airport routes on north Lantau. These proposed increases translate to 52 HK cents and 85 HK cents per passenger trip, respectively. A decision on those applications ...

  5. HK$25b price tag for new facilities to tackle waste

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Tuen Mun, and Shek Kwu Chau south of Lantau. The latter site would take longer to complete as it would involve sea reclamation. Apart from the two places, Green Island Cement, a subsidiary ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a policy address that placed emphasis on the importance of education and family values, this government continues to ignore the communities of South Lantau. Since 2004, education concern groups have been asking that a local, vacant school should be reopened. Families on South Lantau have suffered a great disruption as children travel up to three hours per day to school; 1,600 people ...

  7. Rail firms closer to a union

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... line on Lantau would open in tandem with the theme park in September. Despite looming competition from up to 70 bus routes directly from the mainland to the theme park, he said the MTR did ...

  8. Trappist sees opportunity in delta after milk scandal

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Dairy's origins date back to the 1950s when a group of priests in the Trappist Heaven Monastery on Lantau Island began producing milk on a small farm and with just a dozen cows. Their milk became ...

  9. Bus lines win rises but amount still to be set

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam 5 out of 6 bids for fare increases approved The Transport Advisory Committee has approved all but one of six fare rise applications by five bus companies, which will now go to the Executive Council for Approval, with the increases ranging from 2 to 7 per cent. Kowloon Motor Bus, Long Win Bus, New Lantau Bus, Citybus and New World First Bus were all allowed increases lower ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plastic bottles or aluminium cans for fun rides on a giant inflatable beach slide. Today, 9am-6pm, Cheung Sha Beach, Lantau; Aug 1, 9am-6pm, Repulse Bay Beach; Aug 8, 9am-6pm, Tong Fuk Beach, Lantau; Aug 15, 9am-6pm, Butterfly Bay, Tuen Mun; Aug 22, 9am-6pm, Clear Water Bay, free. Inquiries: 2832 2914 Hong Kong Book Fair 2009 Annual event offering books, magazines and periodicals, ...




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