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  1. Lantau school denies HK$1 land abuse claim

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com An international school on Lantau has accused the Ombudsman of making a groundless allegation that it cheated on its previous non-profit-making status to take advantage of a HK$1 plot of state land. Lantau International School also criticised the watchdog- which did not disclose the name or location of the school it was referring to- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1002698/lantau-school-denies-hk1-land-abuse-claim
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Lantau opportunity cannot be missed

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... To avoid lagging behind, a debate on how to make better use of our underdeveloped areas is needed. Lantau immediately stands out as an option. The island is home to one of the world's busiest ... of treating the Qianhai project as a threat, a better approach is to capture the opportunities that may arise. The developing transport links in the region will bring Lantau and the rest of Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000777/lantau-opportunity-cannot-be-missed
  5. Big players push Lantau as Pearl Delta hub

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Better transport and 'repositioning' could transform Lantau from a backwater into a tourism and convention hub, it was argued yesterday. Representatives of major operators on the island, including Hong Kong Disneyland and Ngong Ping 360, told a public forum at Polytechnic University that Lantau had the potential to become a recreational ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995854/big-players-push-lantau-pearl-delta-hub
  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. Business visitors lured to Lantau

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com From making salted egg yolks in Tai O village to learning kung fu from a shaolin master- the Hong Kong Tourism Board is promoting cultural activities on Lantau ... and cultural activities, and are finding them on Lantau. 'Long-haul visitors love cultural activities and nature,' said James Tien Pei-chun, chairman of the Tourism Board, which is promoting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984774/business-visitors-lured-lantau
  10. Lantau buffaloes too big for latest capture

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zuleika Sedgley zuleika.sedgley@scmp.com The last remaining water buffalo on Lantau Island walked free yesterday after conservation officials abandoned the latest attempt to capture ... of the 17 animals captured that day, some of the residents of Lantau's Mui Wo village are sceptical about the merits of removing their buffalo. 'Given the AFCD's methods, relocation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968054/lantau-buffaloes-too-big-latest-capture

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