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  1. Monks protest against urn trade on Lantau

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Monks and nuns living in a cluster of Buddhist monasteries in a beautiful part of Lantau have come together in a rare public protest against a commercial columbarium operator. ... place because of economic reasons,' said Wing Sing. Luk Wu, a basin in the middle of Lantau with 30 temples- the oldest set up 130 years ago- has been the temporary home of respected monks ...

  2. Worker injured in Lantau prison attack

    Posted Jan 06th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok An inmate at the maximum-security Shek Pik Prison on Lantau attacked a jail worker with a toilet bowl fragment yesterday morning, injuring his head and arm. The assault took place as staff searched the inmate in his cell, the Correctional Services Department said. The injured worker was treated at Princess Margaret Hospital. The inmate and another hurt jail worker ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Burglars targeting retreats on Lantau

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Monasteries, temples and retreats on Lantau have become the latest target of thieves, who break into abbeys to loot alms and donations from worshippers, police say. A retreat in Ngong Ping village owned by the Po Lin Monastery abbot Sik Chi Wai was ransacked in one of nine break-ins on Lantau this year, but no valuables were stolen. The abbot is also the village chief. ...

  5. Lantau debtor jumps from 40th floor

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A man apparently with large gambling debts leapt 40 storeys to his death yesterday in front of his wife in Tung Chung, Lantau. Police said the man, 35 and surnamed Wong, had worked in construction in Macau for six months. He reportedly called police at 12.20pm from his home at Chi Yat House, Yat Tung Estate, during an argument with two alleged debt collectors. While ...

  6. Police appeal for information on dead body found on Lantau

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.09pm: Police on Friday were seeking information on a dead body found on Lantau earlier this week. A spokesman said police had received a report about 6.30pm on Tuesday informing them a body was found drifting off Pui O Beach on Lantau. It was later confirmed to be a woman aged about 20 to 40. The spokesman said the deceased was 1.65 metres tall ...

  7. Woman is found dead on Lantau

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are investigating the discovery of an 18-year-old Indian woman's body which washed ashore at a rocky bay on Lantau yesterday. The body was spotted at about 11.30am ... family name was given by police as Saroop, attended the Morrison Hill campus of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education. A police officer from Lantau police station said no wounds ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. Burglary-hit Disco Bay wants police station

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney Calls are growing for a permanent police station in Discovery Bay after a recent spate of burglaries. Residents of the Lantau community have started a petition calling ... the past six months, Discovery Bay has seen one to three cases of burglary monthly. While the figures do not suggest a huge problem, Lantau Police District has been deploying policing resources ...

  10. 16 days' jail for desecrating flags

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A jobless Mexican woman was jailed for 16 days for stealing and desecrating a Hong Kong flag and a national flag at Po Lin Monastery on Lantau. La Lu Na Maya, 28, stole the flags from a temple on April 5. The next day a security guard at the monastery saw her stomping on them and throwing them into an incense burner. Maya told Magistrate John Glass in Tuen Wan Court ...




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