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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH CARE

    Shortages hamper Tung Chung hospital

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Lantau facility will open in September, but due to lack of staff will run only A&E services, for eight hours a day, for the first five months Shortages ... to a shortage of medical staff. North Lantau Hospital, under the Kowloon West Cluster, will open in late September, but operations will be launched in phases, with the accident and emergency department ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion scheme unveiled, raising reclamation concerns

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com 134 hectares would be reclaimed on Lantau for long-term housing, but conservationists are worried about the environmental impact Officials seek huge extension of Tung Chung The government wants to extend Tung Chung on Lantau Island by reclaiming 134 hectares of land east and west of the new town, as part of its quest for long-term housing land. ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Lantau development should not be driven by greed

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Lantau development must heed voices of people, not companies On reading Pope Francis' denunciation of greed and exploitation, one wonders what he would make of the behaviour of Hong ... with foreboding that I read the Lantau Economic Development Alliance's (LEDA) intentions and its proposal to turn the island into a "holding area" for mainland visitors. Much has been made ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 4, 2013

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... of Lantau's extensive country park network. This is not a clear-cut issue; there are grey areas. If a commercial zone is to be developed, the group proposing it must ensure that these environmental ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 31, 2013

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and our housing policies have to change. Cathy Li, Tsuen Wan   Tung Chung development makes sense I think the proposal to develop a new commercial zone on Lantau, at Tung Chung, as a way ... March 17). In Mui Wo, on Lantau, I have also seen this practice at the rubbish collection point. When I asked staff why they were taking rubbish from the metal, plastic and paper recycling bins ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 26, 2013

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour   Tung Chung not viable retail option An alliance of businesses has proposed developing part of Lantau into a commercial zone. I accept ... tourists stay at Lantau hotels. Most of them stay on Kowloon side or Hong Kong Island and they would therefore have to travel quite a distance to go to Tung Chung. Shopping and eating in urban Hong ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 25, 2013

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... has proposed developing Lantau into a commercial zone, which will take some of these tourists away from the popular urban shopping centres. I can see that this proposal might be feasible ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong should look to Lantau for development

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Look to Lantau for development The suggestion by a business group that Lantau Island be developed as a commercial zone to draw mainland tourists away from crowded Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, at first glance, seems far-fetched. Lantau is much removed from the glitz and glamour of Hong Kong's famous shopping districts, literally as well as in terms ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 20, 2013

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Lantau into a commercial zone with more shopping malls in Tung Chung to divert tourists from overcrowded districts such as Tsim Sha Tsui and Causeway Bay ("Lantau group keen to woo mainland ... virtually impossible now to enjoy a carefree walk in these areas. The crowds reach their peak at night. I think for this reason many people welcomed the proposal put forward by Lantau Economic ...

  10. Business - Comment - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Citygate Outlet team bids for another site at Tung Chung

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... looking to similar opportunities. A plan has been proposed by the Lantau Economic Development Alliance, made up of 10 Lantau-based companies and community groups such as Disneyland, AsiaWorldExpo and Ngong Ping 360, to develop Lantau Island into a commercial zone to divert tourists from the busy Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui areas to the outlying island. ...




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